Stephen Grisanti: ‘Il mio sogno,’ ‘My Dream’:

  • Mar 9, 2020
  • story by David M. Brown
  • photos by Sean Scott Smith

Stephen Grisanti will take any route to find the right car: He’ll even place a want ad. Two of the many classic Porsches he has stewarded in his lifetime, his 1959 356A and first 914-6, he found along that road. Today, the businessman, car-care writer and collector has four Porsches and five Harley-Davidsons, including a […]

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Dan Withers: A Builder Builds a Car Collection

  • Feb 8, 2020
  • story by David M. Brown
  • photos by John Bazay

Dan Withers’ memorable classics are classic memories, too. When he was 4 in Pittsburgh, his mom, June, saw a local ad placed by a man who wanted someone to transport a 1956 Cadillac hardtop to Phoenix. She arranged with the owner to make the journey so that she and the family could leave what was […]

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Steve Sunshine’s Cars: a Passion, a Scream, Bliss

  • Jan 6, 2020
  • story by David M. Brown
  • photos by Brandon Gordineer

As Steve Sunshine tells it, all of his children have exhaust pipes. “Cars are a passion, an addiction, a disease,” says the New York native, Scottsdale resident ––and car lover wherever he is. “They are an incurable, wonderful disease that will make you happy, make you crazy, make you scream, sometimes all at once.” In […]

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GreatGarages- The Mini/MINI Celebrates the Big 60

  • Jan 1, 2020
  • story by David M. Brown

Devotees love their MINIs in many ways. A frequent thought is that they’re just so cute and lovable. But that wasn’t the normal take in 1959, when Alec Issigonis designed the first Mini for British Motor Corporation (BMC), later part of British Leyland. The eminently pragmatic Turkish/ Greek mechanical engineer and racer had spent his […]

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