Mark Perleberg / PRESIDENT / CEO


For as long as he can recall, Mark has had a love affair with automobiles. At the age of twelve, he began working at the family's car dealership in Wisconsin, which ultimately led to an opportunity to work as a technician for a Formula Atlantic race team that was venturing to Long Beach California. for the Grand Prix., a move that would change his life. After the car he was with crashed in the first practice session, Mark wandered to San Diego and on his way, stopped into a car dealership in Irvine, was hired for a sales position and never returned to Wisconsin. After several years of working for car dealers, he decided to venture out once again and started Orange Coast Auto Sales, a full service exotic car dealership in Mission Viejo California. Mark got his first taste of the media industry working with Road and Track Magazine driving cars for the photo shoots. His first article was published in March of 1997 in Sports Car Market Magazine. He went on to become Collector Car Editor for Kelley Blue Book and then as lead automotive expert for N.A.D.A. Appraisal Guides and In addition to working directly with most of the major publications in the country, Mark has traveled the world covering auto shows, racing and industry events. He was also the co-host for Car and Driver Radio, Road and Track Radio and Motor Trend Radio, a show he still sits in from time-to-time. THE SUNDAY DRIVE was created in 2007 as a way venture into a new direction for Mark, offering a complete menu of automotive content and information you won't find anywhere else on the Internet. THE SUNDAY DRIVE is constantly looking to get behind the scenes to scope out the latest industry news to share with you.