My Car Quest

September 24, 2017

Archives for May 2015

Things From The Far Past

by Mike - We are all a little sentimental at times, some of us more than others. Two years ago when I was visiting my mother (about 2,000 miles away) I rummaged around in her storage room and found something that I thought had long been lost … [Read more...]

The AMX/3 By Bizzarrini At The Concorso D’Eleganza Villa D’Este

by Mike - The AMX/3 by Bizzarrini was sold here on My Car Quest in May 2014. It moved from Louisiana, USA to Germany. The new owner has written about his experience and sent in photos of the first European showing of this special AMX/3 this past … [Read more...]

I Thought The Dirt As Patina Sales Fad Was History, Then I Saw This

by Mike - I thought I had observed a trend away from the "dirt is patina" sales strategy for collector cars since last year in Monterey when Bonhams sold a very dirty Jaguar at a loss for the seller. I wrote in September 2014, Selling … [Read more...]

1968 Lombardi 850 Gran Prix

by Don Meluzio - I was recently reading the latest copy of Auto Italia and saw an article on Cristian Ferrari and his Father Sergio. Cristian is the foremost expert on Francis Lombardi's designs. I immediately sent an email to … [Read more...]

Hood Scoop – Which Postwar American Car Had The First One?

by Geoffrey Hacker - Hi Gang… Maybe I have too much time on my hands. I ruminate about various aspects of these vintage fiberglass cars and how they were ahead of the curve in terms of what the designers of the bodies – and builders of the … [Read more...]

Carlisle Import Show

by Don Meluzio - This past weekend my son Derek and I attended the Carlisle Import and Kit Car Show. We were also joined by my friend Rob Maselko, you may remember Rob wrote the article on Lombardi Gran Prixs right here on My Car Quest. … [Read more...]

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