Prewar cars aren’t dead, and other lessons from the 2018 Monterey auctions


By all accounts this year’s Monterey auctions were a success. Over the course of three days, 844 cars sold for a grand total of $370 million. The gross take was 13 percent above last year and beat Hagerty’s forecasted amount by 8 percent. Looking beyond the high-level numbers, here are four takeaways from all the action.

This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2018/08/29/prewar-cars-arent-dead-and-other-lessons-from-the-2018-monterey-auctions