Automania: From the collector car market driver’s seat

An in-depth view of the world of wheels

Jaguar, Mustang or vintage motorcycle? A mix of history, speed and nostalgia attracts enthusiasts who collect vehicles that range in age, type and value. Whether you like your cars branded like a sleek racing animal, prefer tinkering with a vintage Jeep or Porsche or collect historic fire trucks, there is a vehicle for everyone—and motor auction results for collector vehicles are showing strong interest and prices.

Join Rupert Banner, Group Motoring Director at Bonhams for an inside look from the global collector car marketplace. Here, anticipation and demand during the pandemic, excellent condition and solid provenance continue to drive the market for top European automotive brands such as Jaguar, Bugatti and Porsche—and Rupert provides an engaging tour of legendary vehicles with colorful stories and even a mystery to be solved.

Yes, the world of wheels is expansive—and a range of vehicles from muscle cars to collectible motorcycles and tractors are also drawing collectors to online and in-person sales. Whether you have one collector vehicle or many, knowing the coverage to look for on a collector car insurance policy is important, and our own Katja Zigerlig, Vice President of Art, Wine + Collectibles Advisory at Berkley One (a Berkley Company), also shares important collector vehicle insurance considerations for protecting your journey. Whether your treasured investment on wheels is worth $50,000 or $5 million, we’ll discuss important features to consider, from unlimited mileage for most models, to roadside assistance, to coverage for the automobilia and spare parts in your garage.

You can watch the full journey here: