SCMM Co-Founder Stars in New Velocity Channel Series

Star City Motor Madness Co-Founder Stars in New Velocity Channel Series Launching on December 5th.

Tom Cox, co-founder of Star City Motor Madness, stars in The Appraisers, an automotive reality series premiering on Discovery’s Velocity Channel. The show premiers Saturday, December 5 at 8 pm and 11 pm.

The eight-episode season follows Tom and his team of automotive appraisers as they cruise across America in search of rare and interesting automotive finds. The Appraisers covers it all — antiques, classics, muscle, luxury and exotic cars, old trucks, motorcycles and automotive memorabilia. Each episode introduces viewers to passionate characters who make up the auto enthusiast world. The excitement builds as Tom and his fellow appraisers reveal how much each owner’s pride and joy is worth.

Cox is president of National Optical in Roanoke. He is a long-time board member of the Antique Automobile Club of America and has served as AACA National President. He also serves on the executive board of the Virginia Museum of Transportation in Roanoke. On The Appraisers he is the show’s "Classic Car Guy" and brings an extensive automotive resume to The Appraisers. Tom is joined on screen by Chris Ritter, the "Car Geek," and Ben Nef, the "Vegas High Roller." Together, the team presents expert analysis on fast and expensive classic cars — from original muscle cars to upscale “restomods” to big-ticket exotics. Chip Taylor, President, Chip
Taylor Communications, serves as executive producer and writer for The Appraisers.