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The Collector Car Podcast

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The Car Collector Podcast is the home for the True Auto Enthusiast. Join RM Sotheby's Consultant Greg Stanley as he applies over 25 years of insight and analytical experience to the collector car market. Greg interviews the experts, reviews market trends and even has some fun.

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091: The Quirky, Cool & Collectible Cars from the Elkhart Sale

October 22nd, 2020


With over 240 cars, the Elkhart Collection has something for everyone. From the quirky, to the cool, to future collectible: Greg Stanley reviews a …

090: The Rarest Muscle Cars Ever Built

October 15th, 2020


This is the MEGA MUSCLE CAR episode! 426, 427, 428, 429, 454, 455...if these numbers mean anything to you, you need to listen in. Find out what are the rarest of the rare and what makes them special. Greg covers Mopars, …

089: The State of the Collector Car Industry with RM Sotheby's Kenneth Ahn

October 8th, 2020


Join RM Sotheby's President, Kenneth Ahn, and host Greg Stanley, as they review the impact Covid-19 has had on the collector car market and what it …

088: The Fastest Car from Every Decade

October 1st, 2020


The Bugatti Chiron tearing down the Ehra-Lessien test track at 305 mph. Hypercars eclipsing 250 mph are a common occurrence today. But what was the fastest car in the 1920s? The 1930s? Listen in to hear the …

087: The Math Behind a New $3,000,000 Corvette

September 24th, 2020


Would you pay $3,000,000 for a new $75,000 Corvette? Yeah, me neither. But Rick Hendrick of NASCAR fame recently did just that! Listen in as CPA …

086: Newman, Seinfeld & McQueen...and Other Less Notable Updates

September 17th, 2020


Where's Paul Newman's 911S? What is going on with the Seinfeld Porsche lawsuit? What did the Bullitt Mustang sell for?
The answers to these questions …

085: Mark Greene from Cars Yeah

September 10th, 2020


Mark Greene is my hero. He is one of the reasons The Collector Car Podcast exists. The consummate car guy and world-renowned creator and host of the …

084: A Brief History of the ACD Festival

September 3rd, 2020


For many years, Labor Day weekend was synonymous with the ACD Festival in Auburn, Indiana. This global celebration of Auburns, Cords and Duesenbergs was sidelined this year because of Covid-19. However, that does not …

083: Who is selling 65 cars at Auburn Fall?

August 27th, 2020


There are some amazing car collections coming to RM Auction's Auburn Fall sale. Join Greg Stanley and Collector Dave Leimbach as they walk us through …

082: 15 Cars You Need to BUY NOW

August 20th, 2020


What do current market trends, recent sales results and demographics tell us about which cars are wise to buy now? Tune in today to hear which 15 or …

081: RM Sotheby's SHIFT/Monterey Auction Review

August 14th, 2020


Join Greg Stanley and RM Sotheby's Car Specialist Evan Shone as we review some of our favorite cars in the SHIFT/Monterey Auction. Find out what's in Evan's garage and which car he decides to CRUSH in our Keep, Cash and …

080: Monterey Memories with Donald Osborne

August 13th, 2020


What are some of your favorite Monterey Memories this time of year? Audrain Auto Museum CEO Donald Osborne shares some of his favorites as well as his passion for all things automotive. He even shares his love for an …

079: Performance Brand Origins

August 6th, 2020


What does ZR1 stand for? Why would you want a Superleggera or Quadrifoglio? Find out where the performance brand names come from on this episode of …

078: Automotive Photography Tips with Gary Kessler

July 30th, 2020


Join Greg Stanley and professional photographer, Gary Kessler, to learn the top tips and tricks for shooting great pics of your ride. Gary reviews everything from car placement to interior tricks to the ideal time of …

077: RM Sotheby's Open Roads, North America Preview

July 23rd, 2020


Greg and RM Sotheby's Car Specialist, Barney Ruprecht, review some of the offerings from the Open Roads, North America online only auction. We review Vettes, Jags, Cobras and more! And find out which car Barney decides …

076: The Top Ten Corvettes of ALL TIME with NCM's Derek Moore

July 16th, 2020


The National Corvette Museum's Director of Collections & Curator, Derek Moore, picks his Top 10 Corvettes of all time. Compare your list with his …

075: The Most Interesting Cars from Every Summer Auction

July 9th, 2020


Greg reviews all of the interesting cars coming up for sale during the July auctions from Barrett-Jackson, RM Sothebys, Mecum and Leake. Shelbys, …

074: Twenty +$1,000,000 Cars that are MISSING

July 2nd, 2020


We all want to find the Cobra in the old barn right? Well rare and very expensive cars are still out there waiting to be found! Join Greg as he …

073: Hidden COBRAS at the Detroit Historical Society

June 25th, 2020


We cover Fieros, Tauruses, Stout Scarabs, a buried Model T and Cobras that are hidden in plain sight! Join us as we talk to the Director of …

072: The Top 10 Porsches of All Time with Alexander Weaver

June 18th, 2020


Join us as RM Sotheby's Car Specialist Alexander Weaver reviews his Top 10 Porsches of all time. Find out what he drives daily, his newest acquisition and how the Singer is a perfect amalgamation of two legendary …

071: Are Corvette Values Increasing?

June 11th, 2020


Which generation of Corvettes is growing in value? What are the top five gainers across all of the generations? What is going on with the C2 and C3 big blocks and any commemorative edition Corvette? Find out on this …

070: JDM Drifting with Haugen Racing

June 4th, 2020


We're covering everything drifting in this episode with Haugen Racing's, Matt Haugen. Find out what cars make the best drifters. What modifications and parts are needed to drift and which car Matt picks to Keep, Cash …

069: Valkyrie Racing's Renée Brinkerhoff is Racing Across Continents to Fight Child Trafficking

May 28th, 2020


The goal of the Project 356 World Rally Tour is to race a Porsche 356 on every continent to raise awareness and financial support to fight child trafficking. To date, Renée has conquered North America (La Carrera …

068: RM Sotheby's "Driving Into Summer" Event with Car Specialist Ramsey Potts

May 21st, 2020


Join Greg Stanley and RM Car Specialist Ramsey Potts as they review many incredible cars from RM Sotheby's "Driving into Summer" event. Learn what it is like to be a Car Specialist for the world's largest auction house …

067: Shelby American Collection's Steve Volk

May 14th, 2020


THE Cobra that started the Ford vs. Ferrari war, the first FIA Cobra Roadster, Ken Miles' Le Man winning GT40 and his USRRC Cobra! These incredible …

066: Automotive Historian Bill Rothermel

May 7th, 2020


What are Concours Judging rules? What collector car did Bill call "butt-ugly"? And which celebrity did he give his seat too during an auction? These …

065: Dale Oakes from Euro Classic Restores and Races everything from Shelbys to Porsches

April 30th, 2020


When you've restored rare racing Porsches for Jerry Seinfeld and Nick Mason, you are one of the best in the business. Dale Oakes opened Euro Classics in 1999 to preserve and maintain European sports cars...and maybe …

064: Tom Cotter finds Automotive Treasures on Hagerty's Barn Finder Hunter

April 23rd, 2020


Tom Cotter is living the dream of every auto enthusiast on Hagerty's Barn Find Hunter, he travels the world looking for lost and forgotten automotive treasures in garages, barns and buildings. Join us as we learn more …

063: The Brumos Collection's Dan Davis

April 16th, 2020


Dan Davis' automotive passion is shown in The Brumos Collection which spans three centuries of automotive development through racing. Join us as we …

062: Cars & Covid

April 9th, 2020


The world is coping with the Covid-19 pandemic and the financial impact will be felt for many years to come. Being less than a month into it, no one …

061: Youngtimers Expert Nick Jaynes

April 2nd, 2020


What are Youngtimer cars and who is buying them? To find out, we talked to the Youngtimers Expert, Nick Jaynes. Nick writes for Sports Car Market and is the Director of Communications for Overland Expo. We talk about …

060: National Parts Depot's Rick Schmidt

March 26th, 2020


Rick Schmidt is the Chief Motoring Office, Vice President and COO of National Parts Depot. Their collection of over 200 low mileage and special …

059: A +60 Car Barn Find with Iron Trap Garage's Matt Murray

March 19th, 2020


Matt Murray is the maniac motor-head behind the Iron Trap Garage YouTube channel and recently found a HUGE barn find in Pennsylvania. Learn about this find, his automotive passion and what he is up to in his garage. …

058: Amelia Island Weekend Recap

March 11th, 2020


There is a bunch to cover from the 25th Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance weekend! A podfest expo, Camaro test drive, Cars and Coffee on Saturday, …

057: Marvin Waters is the Co-Founder and President of the Sandhills Motoring Festival

March 5th, 2020


This is the only automotive podcast that covers a "swamp find" 912, a hand-built Porsche 804 (yes, you read that correctly) AND more about the Sandhills Motoring Festival. Marvin's passion for cars began with his dad …

056: Amelia Island BMW review with EAG's Eric Keller

February 27th, 2020


What is Eric's response to the Travis Scott's butchery of a pristine E30 BMW M3? What are his thoughts on the sale of Paul Walker's E36 Lightweights? …

055: Monster Muscle Mustangs from Lebanon Ford

February 20th, 2020


How do you know you are onto something hot? When you receive 600 phone calls in 6 hours. The first $40k supercharged Mustang from Lebanon Ford, that came with a factory warranty, made national headlines. Find out what …

054: La Bestioni's Gary Wales

February 13th, 2020


Gary Wales considers himself a "retro-designer".  In an attempt to save American firetruck history, and to have some fun, Gary builds the "La Bestioni" cars that create excitement wherever they are shown.  These are a …

053: Does SIZE Matter? Muscle Car Trends

February 6th, 2020


Does size matter?  Small-blocks verses big-blocks.  Hi-Po verses the base model.  GTOs verses Le Mans, 426s verses 318s, Boss 429s verses Boss 302s, Yenkos verses SSs.

What does the data say?  Join Greg as he compare's …

052: 15 Cars to Buy, Sell and Hold in 2020

January 30th, 2020


What collector cars are worth watching in 2020? Which ones should you buy, sell and hold? Join Greg as he reviews the market trends of 15 cars. There …

051: Brumos, RSRs and Victory at Daytona with Ron Barnaba

January 23rd, 2020


Brumos, RSRs and victory at the Rolex 24 at Daytona. Those are just a few stops during Ron Barnaba's 50-year career at Porsche. Find out what is in …

050: What Car is Worth its Weight in Gold?

January 16th, 2020


Everyone's heard the phrase, "worth their weight in gold". But how often does someone do the math? Today we are going to find out what cars are worth …

049: Hobby Car Corvette's RJ Sottile

January 9th, 2020


Hobby Car Corvette opened its doors in 1986 with only 13 Vettes. Today, they are the largest C3 Corvette dealer in the world. Learn more about RJ Sottile and which Corvettes he picks to Keep, Cash and Crush!

Learn more …

048: Will Steve McQueen's Bullitt Mustang sell for $4,000,000?

January 2nd, 2020


What is the "Steve McQueen Multiplier" and how will it impact the sale of the Bullitt Mustang? Join Greg Stanley as calculates the McQueen Multiplier …

047: Porsche Air Brigade responds to recent Market Trends

December 26th, 2019


Air Brigade's Jim Moore responds to recent Porsche market trends and our recent deep dive which asked if Air-Cooled prices were declining. We also …

046: The 12 Days of a Car Christmas

December 19th, 2019


What 12 cars would you have on your 12 Days of a Car Christmas wish list?  Listen into our special version and hear why Greg picked these particular …

045: Are Air-Cooled Porsche Prices Declining?

December 12th, 2019


Are Porsche values headed off a cliff like a herd of clueless lemmings? Is it time to sell your 1963 356As Bs, Cs and 911 Gs and put all of your cash …

043: Mercedes Benz Market Trends

November 28th, 2019


This is a follow up to Pierre Hedary's interview. Find out which Mercedes are depreciating in today's market and which ones to watch out for. Greg …

042: Classic Motorsports' Tim Suddard

November 21st, 2019


Tim Suddard is the Publisher, Co-Owner and Co-Founder of the Classic Motorsports and Grassroots Motorsports magazines. Tune in to find out what event ignited his passion and decades long career in the automotive …

041: Ray Shaffer's Keep, Cash and Crush!

November 14th, 2019


Revisit Ray Shaffer's answers for Keep, Cash and Crush. What cars did Greg pick for him? How about a Porsche 959 updated by Bruce Canepa, a 2015 …

040: Mercedes Expert Pierre Hedary

November 7th, 2019


What was the last great Mercedes?  Which ones are appreciating in today's market?  Which ones should you avoid?  Mercedes Expert and Sports Car …

039: Sports Car Preservation Ltd's Kurt Niemeyer

October 31st, 2019


Kurt Niemeyer is all about preserving the authenticity of original classics including Jaguars, Ferraris, Alfas and Morgans to name just a few. His …

038: Ray Shaffer is the Market Development Manager for Porsche Classic

October 24th, 2019


Who wouldn't love working on ultra-rare works of rolling art on a daily basis? Ray's love for rear-engined autos goes back to his very first car …

037: Kids Say the Darndest Things...about CARS!

October 17th, 2019


Join Greg Stanley as he reads letter from kids about their first experience in a classic car. Provided by the Lane Motor Museum, these letters were written as a part of their Then & Now exhibit.

Greg will also …

036: Fox Body Mustang Market Trends

October 11th, 2019


Join Greg Stanley as he reviews the market trends for the Fox Body Mustangs. Greg will identify which ones have appreciated the most, which ones to stay away from and which Mustangs were a better investment over time …

035: RM Sotheby's Taj Ma Garaj Results

October 3rd, 2019


Join Greg as he reviews the results from the Taj Ma Garaj results including Porsches and Volkswagens! This was an epic collection that was acquired …

034: Keep, Cash, Crush - even a 918?

September 26th, 2019


Brent Fagan has owned many Porsches including two significant Speedsters.  I've given him a 1974 RS, a 918 and the very first 901.  Which one will he Keep, which one will he Cash in and which one will he CRUSH?!?  Tune …

033: Two Historic Speedsters from One Collection

September 19th, 2019


Brent Fagan had been pining over a Porsche 356 Speedster for weeks only to find it in his garage as a surprise from his wife!  Today, it resides in …

032: Keep, Cash, Crush...Porsches!

September 5th, 2019


Join us for another episode of Keep, Cash, Crush where Peter Boettcher, noted Porsche Collector, must decide which rare and valuable Porsche he will …

031: Porsche Collector Peter Boettcher

August 29th, 2019


Peter Boettcher came to love Porsches when his father brought one home from Germany in 1964.  Today, Peter is the Vice President of Drei Staaten …

030: Keep, Cash and Crush

August 22nd, 2019


This is Keep, Cash and Crush 2.0 with Dean Morash, Founder of So-Cal Classic Car Storage, and Ferrari Brand Ambassador Adam Jaklitsch. What would you …

026: The Ugliest Cars @ Monterey

August 19th, 2019


Some cars are just GOSHAWFULUGLY yet they still manage to be awesome. Find out which ones are coming up for auction at Monterey. Ugly crosses all generations of cars and no brand is immune…even McLaren.

About The …

029: The 43 Most Shocking Results @ Monterey

August 19th, 2019


Monterey Car Week Results! Monterey Car Week is over…waaaa…but we have the highlights! Greg talks about Dana Mecum's crazy $20,000,000 decision, …

028: Collector Dean Morash owns and operates So-Cal Collector Car Storage

August 15th, 2019


Dean Morash is the founder and owner of the So-Cal Classic Car Storage in Orange County, California.  Join us as we talk about cars from the 1940s, 50s, 60s and a Merkur?  That one seems out of place but tune in to find …

027: Keep, Cash & Crush with Ferrari Brand Ambassador Adam Jaklitsch

August 9th, 2019


I've given Ferrari Brand Ambassador Adam Jaklitsch three Ferraris and he has to pick one to Keep, one to Cash in and one to CRUSH! What does he do? …

025: Ferrari Brand Ambassador Adam Jaklitsch

August 8th, 2019


Ferrari dealer myths dispelled! What are the current Ferrari marketplace trends? What would a Ferrari Brand Ambassador buy with $500k? If given an …

024: The Best Car from each Auction House @ Monterey

August 1st, 2019


What is the best car from each of the auction houses during Monterey Car Week? Greg reviews the best of the best from RM Sothebys, Gooding, Bonhams, …

023: 5 Awesome Cars @ Monterey that are not Ferraris or Porsches!

July 25th, 2019


Tired of Ferraris and Porsches? Yeah, me neither, but there are a lot of other cool cars out there and here are five of them coming to Monterey soon! …

022: What is a JDM Car and Why You Should Care

July 11th, 2019


So what are JDM cars and why should you care? JDM stands for Japanese Domestic Market and identifies the cars that were produced in Japan and never …

021: Update on Paul Newman's Porsche & a lawsuit free Ford GT!

July 4th, 2019


The Paul Newman 1974 Porsche 911 I found recent sold to a serious collector in California. What collector car trends can we see from the Barrett …

020: A Shelby GT 500, VW Bus, 328 Ferrari GTS, Chevy K5 and a Vette!

June 27th, 2019


Find out who won The Collector Car Contest #6, how Greg fared, what's going on at Mecum Denver and recent collector car trends.  For Game #7, Greg …

019: My First Experience as a Concours Judge

June 22nd, 2019


Join me for a behind the scene look as a first-time Judge at the Cincinnati Concours d'Elegance.

About The Collector Car Podcast

The Collector Car …

018: Mecum TV Commentator John Kraman shares his Automotive Passion!

June 13th, 2019


Learn about John Kraman's passion for cars!  You can hear his entire career journey from his first job to being a TV Commentator for Mecum Auctions on our other podcast, Learn From Others. Also, Greg provides an …

017: Found! Preservation 427 Corvette and Game #5 Winners!

June 6th, 2019


The Collector Car Contest #5 Winner announced!  And I tell the story of a 1969 427 4-speed convertible preservation candidate Corvette I've been …

016: Flame Out or Flying High? Auction Results for 14 Fabulous Thunderbirds

May 30th, 2019


Did the Fourteen Fabulous Thunderbirds at the Mecum Auction in Indianapolis Fly High or Flame Out? How do their results reflect overall trends within …

015: A 15 Year-Old Wins Auto Auction Game #4!

May 23rd, 2019


What happened to Paul Newman's Porsche?  Where's that '61 Le Mans Alloy Jaguar?  Who won the Auction Contest?  Get your answers to these questions …

014: A 1958 60 Yr Owner Porsche Carrera Speedster and Seven Super Auto Stops!

May 13th, 2019


Updates on the Auction Game, an amazing Porsche find and I take you too seven great auto stops! SSSHhhhhhhhh….one of them is a secret:)

About The …

013: Mecum Indianapolis Auction Deep Dive!

May 6th, 2019


I review all five cars for The Collector Car Contest in a fast and furious way so you can win the grand prize! See if my guesses are awesomely …

012: Cars from A Christmas Story and Six Sensational Auto Destinations

April 29th, 2019


Today we are going to visit Cars from A Christmas Story and Six Sensational Auto Spots in Six Cities I’ve recently visited.  If you are more of a …

011: How I found Paul Newman's 1974 Porsche 911S

April 21st, 2019


Join me on my journey searching for cool cars and a few I've actually found. Learn how I found Paul Newman's Porsche and a 1982 one-off original …

010: Cool Cars in Maine and a '63 Cheetah

April 15th, 2019


A barn find '65 GT350 turns out to be a $700,000 Cheetah and it is coming back up for auction soon! What does Greg think it will sell for? Find out …

006: Auction Game #1's Mecum Winner Announced!

April 14th, 2019


Join us for the results of our first Collector Car Contest and news on the next one!

About The Collector Car Podcast
The Collector Car Podcast is an …

005: Introducing The Collector Car Contest!

April 14th, 2019


Are you awesome at guessing the hammer price for cars that are sold at auto auctions? Want to prove it? Enter your best guess for 10 cool cars coming …

009: Recent Auction Trends and Mecum Game #3 Winner Announced

April 14th, 2019


Hear about some concerning trends in recent auction results and find out who won our Mecum Auction Contest. And what awesome prize they won! Lots of …

007: RM Sotheby's Fort Lauderdale Deep Dive & Copley Motorcars

April 14th, 2019


An $18 million dollar Ferrari, Land Rovers and Greg's deep dive into the five auction cars for The Collector Car Contest!

About The Collector Car …

004: Line 22 and a Tale of Two Allards

April 14th, 2019


What's "Line 22" in the Seinfeld Porsche lawsuit? A few Allards, aka the granddaddy of the AC Cobra, all on The Collector Car Podcast.


003: Seinfeld's Lawsuit, Mershon's and an International Scout Find!

April 14th, 2019


About The Collector Car Podcast

The Collector Car Podcast is an automotive podcast where Greg Stanley interviews the experts, reviews recent auto …

008: Wayne Carini, Aston Martin NE and a Kia with a Secret

April 14th, 2019


What's behind the curtain at Wayne Carini's F40 Motorsports? Why won't Aston Martin let me behind the glass? And what is the secret treasure in the back of the Kia showroom? You'll hear the answer to all of these …

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