TMCP #383: Auction Insights! Bret Voelkel from Ride Tech at Barrett Jackson, and NPD’s Ask Rick Segment on the Growth of Mecum

This episode marks a fun trip to the January auctions! Our intrepid show producer Bernie McPartland was our man on the scene at Barrett Jackson in Scottsdale Arizona and while there caught up with Bret Voelkel of RideTech. To follow up with that, we had Rick Schmidt on to get his opinion on the auction world as a whole, both from a marketing perspective for NPD and as a buyer and seller of cars. I also really wanted his opinion on the higher-than-normal sales prices of “Resto-mod” Corvettes at the Barrett Jackson auction (which he does watch annually) vs their fully restored counterparts. 

The MuscleCar Place Podcast – Episode #32 – Live from Barrett Jackson!

Episode 32 is ready to go for this week’s muscle car podcast from The MuscleCar Place! Click HERE to get the show in iTunes! 1) More info on how to purchase banner ads on our website! 2) A welcome to our newest Dealer – Best of Show Automotive! 3) What bad economy?  Muscle cars still […]

What bad economy? Muscle cars still sell like hotcakes!

Now that the first round of January 2010 auctions are behind us it’s time to take a guess at what 2010 will hold for the world of classic muscle cars……and my guess is that it’s going to be a great year!  It’s been said that regardless of what happens in the economy, toys will always […]

The best time ever to be a muscle car guy….or gal!

I have the chance to interact with a lot of fans of American Muscle cars on a regular basis.  I also speak with a lot of people in the automotive and restoration industry as well as those that sell classic cars for a living.  Everyone seems to whole heartedly agree – there has NEVER been […]