recentblog posts

Timing is Everything

6/29/20

It’s always awkward to tell a customer that the collector vehicle they’d just inquired about days or even hours ago has been sold to someone else.

All Cars, Great and Small

6/1/20

Throttlestop consignment customers keep things interesting for us.

Collectible Cars in the Time of COVID-19

5/4/20

The surprising turn-of-events surrounding the virus and its unexpected meaning for the collector vehicle market and car culture.

Pursuing Your Dreams from a Distance

4/6/20

With all the tumult surrounding the recent COVID-19 quarantine, our daily routines and activities have been radically altered. In these times of caution, enjoying collector vehicles has emerged as one of the few safe and family-oriented activities still available to us.

Why Consign?

3/9/20

With large collector car auctions raising their commission rates and hidden fees, selling your car at auction could net you less.

The Psychology of Motorcycle Collecting

2/10/20

What are the attractions to collecting motorcycles? We look at what makes this sector of the hobby tick, and why you should be looking for a classic motorcycle for that garage or man-cave.

Mille Miglia Bound!

12/31/19

One of the great joys of the collector car hobby is the opportunity to drive in historic and prestigious events around the world. These driving events often re-create famous races or rallies that still push the bond between man and machine, but are nowadays paired with elegant accommodations, dining and camaraderie.

Restomods and Restorations Explained

12/16/19

Are you in the market for a classic car? Should you look for a restomod or a restoration? Well, the answer is simply up to your driving preferences.

Ford vs. Ferrari: The Real Story Behind the Most Bitter Rivalry in Auto Racing

11/18/19

The 24 Hours of Le Mans, an iconic endurance race in northwestern France, is well-known to racing enthusiasts. However, the feud between the underdog Ford Motor Company, and long-standing winning Italian carmaker Ferrari has finally arrived to the big screen.

Defining A Collectible Car

10/23/19

There are a lot of different types of collectible cars – from antique cars produced during the very beginning of automobile manufacturing up to the muscle cars of the sixties and seventies and everything in between.