The Atlanta Concours d’ Elegance was held at the beautiful Chateau Elan Winery and Resort which is owned by Dr. Donald Panoz. Dr. Panoz started manufacturing hand-crafted sports cars bearing his name in the 1990’s and several Panoz street cars and race cars were part of the Concours display.
The third annual Carmel Mission Classic is Monterey’s only source for physical, spiritual, and automotive sustenance. It’s a laid-back car show set around the timeless architecture of Carmel Mission Basilica. Proceeds benefit local charities as well as the restoration of the Basilica, a national landmark that has occupied the Monterey peninsula for almost two and a half centuries.
Bonhams’ Monterey auction is partnered with The Quail: A Motorsports Gathering, and upholds the latter’s reputation for the displaying some of the finest vehicles extant. Out of their docket of over 100 vintage and exotic automobiles, at least 12 have a low estimate exceeding one million dollars.
McLaren becomes the latest sports car marque to offer an “everyday supercar” with its new 570GT. Although McLaren does not use the term “supercar” for models in its Sports Series, which now includes the 570GT, it does claim “supercar performance.”
The recent ‘generational shift’ in collecting may actually be examples of ‘mature’ collectors seeking a more comfortable, reliable and usable ride. It’s one of those rare instances in which we Baby Boomers can share an opinion with the Millennials without embarrassment or explanation.
Let’s take a look at 10 categories of vehicles valued over $100,000 that are likely to provide both emotional and financial rewards to the enthusiast who can appreciate what they have to offer and fully use them as intended.
It’s not like McLaren needs to incentivize sales of this supercar. Its very existence is incentive enough. For your best use of funds when acquiring a 2016 McLaren 650S, you should already be thinking about leasing one through Premier Financial Services.