My Car Quest

October 22, 2017

Archives for July 2014

Cars, Coffee And San Francisco – What Could Be Better?

by Mike - Now the famous Cars & Coffee meetings have added San Francisco to the list of meeting places. The first event was held on June 28 and will be held every other Saturday on Pier 32 which is directly across from the Muni Metro station. … [Read more...]

This Porsche 930 Turbo Carerra For Sale In Monterey Should Do Well

by Mike - Certain collector quality Porsches have rapidly moved up in price over the past couple of years. This 1979 Porsche 930 Turbo Carerra is for sale at the upcoming Russo and Steele auction in Monterey and I suspect it will get a lot of … [Read more...]

The Iso Grifo – A Legend – Part Two

by Mike - At the Turin Show in 1963 the Iso Grifo A3/L was the main attraction at the Bertone stand and the new Iso Grifo A3/C was on the Iso stand. Iso introduced two great cars at the same show! The Iso Grifo – A Legend – Part One is … [Read more...]

The Iso Grifo – A Legend – Part One

by Mike - The Iso Grifo A3/L was based on a shortened Iso Rivolta GT chassis and was introduced at the 1963 show in Turin. The “L” stands for lusso, or luxury. The Grifo is a beautiful, timeless handmade design that still looks fresh and … [Read more...]

Bonhams Has Fallen Into The “Dirt Is Patina” Trap

by Mike - I did not think a collector car auction company could surprise me but Bonhams has managed to do so (I am not talking about the Ferrari 250 GTO they have for auction at no reserve). They are auctioning an enticing 'barn find' Jaguar … [Read more...]

A Fine Day At The Hillsborough Concours d’Elegance

by Mike - Yesterday I spent an excellent afternoon with a friend browsing the Hillsborough Concours d'Elegance. For the first time in a few years I did not take a car for display. My Bizzarrini GT 5300 won the Owner's Choice Award at this event … [Read more...]

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