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Jonathan Stein is the Associate Publisher of Hagerty's Magazine, although he may be best known for his 12 years at Automobile Quarterly. An automobile expert and collector for more than 30 years, Stein's articles have appeared in numerous American and British publications. He is the author of three books: British Sports Cars in America, The Performing Art of the American Automobile and Curves of Steel, and has edited many more automotive titles. Stein—whose specialty is European pre and postwar cars—has also judged at scores of concours, from Italy to California. He continues to write about automobile history and has penned stories on Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Porsche and many of the other great marques. An avid follower of Formula 1, he has consulted for automotive auction houses and museums.