We’ve seen a lot of eye-raising auction results like a $36,000 Volvo wagon, a $42,000 Mini, and an Austin Healey that hammered for nearly a million bucks. Prices are certainly strong so as we start the 2022 buying season, join Hagerty’s group of experts for a rousing conversation about some nutty results, prospects for the future, and tips on how to nab a deal.
Long-time automotive journalist, racer, and enthusiast, Larry Webster is Hagerty’s Senior Vice President of Content. After earning an engineering degree from Lehigh University, he started his journalism career at Car and Driver. By 1995 he was the magazine’s Technical Editor, a role he held until 2004 when he became the publication’s Technical Director. Along the way, he hosted Car and Driver Television from 2002 through 2005. In 2008 he became Automotive Editor of Popular Mechanics. In June 2012 he left to become Editor-in-Chief of Road & Track, a role he held until he joined Hagerty in 2016.
Master car restorer Wayne Carini has a resume that includes body and paintwork on many of the world’s rarest cars, including too many Ferraris to count. He has been featured in the New York Times as well as numerous automobile magazines, and is the host of Chasing Classic Cars, in its 17th season on Discovery’s Velocity channel. Wayne owns and operates F40 Motorsports, F40 Restoration, and Carini Consulting, where Wayne advises and manages collections for clients around the world.
The founder of Colin’s Classic Automobiles in Milwaukee, Colin has authored several critically acclaimed books, including Shelby Cobra Fifty Years, and The All-American Muscle Car. Colin is the Marketplace Director at Hagerty, as well as a contributing editor for multiple magazines. He has served as a Pebble Beach judge and was the chief judge of the Milwaukee Concours d’Elegance. In 2012, Autoweek named Colin an automotive industry “Mover and Shaker,” and in 2013, Esquire named Shelby Cobra Fifty Years the “Greatest Car Book of All Time.” An accomplished racer in several categories, he is a past VSCDA Race Driver of the Year.
Beginning in his early teens, Dave Kinney worked at a classic and exotic car dealership. Although he was “bored with school,” he couldn’t get enough of the history, backstories, and characters surrounding cars. During the past 25 years, Kinney has owned hundreds of collector vehicles and has participated in the sale, repair, and valuation of all types of automobiles. A long-time FCA member and Ferrari owner, Dave is one of the country’s leading automobile valuation authorities. An accredited automobile appraiser, he is also the publisher of the Hagerty Price Guide and the author of many articles on valuation.