Another Diamond in the Rough:
1934 SS1 Four-Light Saloon

Written by on May 26, 2015 in Barn Find, SS with 0 Comments
Another Diamond in the Rough:<br />1934 SS1 Four-Light Saloon

We have recently acquired one of our dream cars, a 1934 SS1 Four-Light Saloon, and are currently in the process of getting this very special automobile back on the road after years of hibernation.

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MARKET REPORT: COLLECTOR CAR MARKET POISED FOR A MAJOR FINANCIAL SHIFT

Written by on April 9, 2015 in Market Report with 2 Comments
MARKET REPORT: COLLECTOR CAR MARKET POISED FOR A MAJOR FINANCIAL SHIFT

With the current market at an all-time high, if you bought your collector car as an investment, we believe now is the time to sell before the market turns upside down.

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Restoration Project: 1961 Austin Mini Countryman

Written by on February 18, 2015 in Restoration with 0 Comments
Restoration Project: 1961 Austin Mini Countryman

We’re going about completing restoration of this classic 1961 Austin Mini Countryman. The project was started by a father/son team, and sadly the father passed away before they could finish the project. We’re honored to be chosen by the family to bring this very special project to the successful completion they deserve.

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Guest Author: Escape Like a Brit

Written by on January 29, 2015 in Travel with 0 Comments
Guest Author: Escape Like a Brit

A good friend and possibly best British restoration guru in California, Justin Jurgens of British Sports Cars in San Luis Obispo, invited me out for a weekend filled with cars, food, wine and more cars.

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Restoration Project Update: 1959 MG MGA Complete!

Written by on January 6, 2015 in MG, Restoration with 0 Comments
Restoration Project Update: 1959 MG MGA Complete!

Our 1959 MGA restoration project is now complete. Looking back at the photos of the car when it first came in, it’s hard to believe this is even the same MGA.

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Barn Find: 1960 Jaguar XK150 S

Written by on December 12, 2014 in Barn Find, Jaguar with 1 Comment
Barn Find: 1960 Jaguar XK150 S

The XK150 S Roadster is one of the rarest and most desirable Jaguar XK models in the history of this legendary line of sports cars. A few months ago, a friend of the shop uncovered a most amazing barn find—and it just happened to be here in San Luis Obispo County!

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Morgan Factory Tour Report

Written by on December 4, 2014 in Morgan, Travel with 0 Comments
Morgan Factory Tour Report

The Morgan Motor Company in England is one of the oldest auto manufacturers in the world and the only company still making their cars entirely by hand, just like they did over 100 years ago when they first opened their doors.

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Event Report: 2014 Goodwood Revival

Written by on November 19, 2014 in Events with 0 Comments
Event Report: 2014 Goodwood Revival

It was a busy summer as far events go. We were lucky enough to attend some of the best vintage automobile gatherings in the world. It was a welcome reminder that this little corner of the car world is still thriving—and at a very high level. It seemed appropriate that we close out the summer with the crown jewel.

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Restoration Project Update: 1960 Triumph Italia 2000

Written by on November 12, 2014 in Restoration with 2 Comments
Restoration Project Update: 1960 Triumph Italia 2000

The 1960 Triumph Italia #102 is back from paint and body, and it looks absolutely fantastic.

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Event Report: 2014 RM Auctions Monterey

Written by on October 12, 2014 in Car Shows, Events with 0 Comments
Event Report: 2014 RM Auctions Monterey

Monterey Car Week is one of the biggest automotive events in the world, if not the biggest. There is action and awesome cars literally around every corner. Even for diehard enthusiasts, it’s easy to get “carred out” and a bit overwhelmed with everything going on. So, when it comes to relative respite, one of our favorite places to hang out is the RM Auctions in downtown Monterey.

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