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The Goodman Reed Motorcars Blog

Barn Find: Clint Eastwood’s Mercedes

A car’s provenance can be everything. At best it can increase its value tenfold (i.e. Steve McQueen’s Porsche 911S from the film Le Mans selling for $1.375M), but at the very least it immediately seems to increase an owner’s affinity for their classic. A car can still...

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A brief conversation with Jesse Alexander

The automotive racing world is one that is dominated by big names with big talent: Shelby, McLaren, Andretti, Granatelli – you get the picture. But when it comes to pictures of this specific world, there is perhaps no bigger name and no bigger talent than Santa...

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BMW 503 Catalogue Shoot: Pawel Litwinski

We were thrilled to add an incredibly rare car to our stable a few months ago, a 1957 BMW 503 Coupe with only 39,500 miles. Stored in a dry garage for the past 40 years, the car was completely rust-free and in remarkably good original condition. Designed by Albrecht...

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The Santa Barbara Road Races

A new online publication called American Riviera ( will be launching in early 2012, focusing on everything that encompasses the Santa Barbara way of life. One of the things that has shaped and framed that way of life is of course the area’s...

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Pebble Beach 2011: A Photo Retrospective

This year’s Pebble Beach week was excellent: good friends, good food, a string of patently obnoxious (albeit enjoyable) parties, exciting bidding action at the auctions, a beautiful Concours event and a head-turning, fun to drive chariot to ferry us between each. This...

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