My Car Quest

October 24, 2017

Archives for October 2015

Car Of The Day – AC 428 Frua Convertible For Sale

UPDATE - One reader has suggested that this may be a fraudulent ad on eBay because all of the photos are from a well known dealer. by Mike - In 1965 AC realized that they needed a grand touring model that could appeal to wealthy … [Read more...]

The Very Rare Sterling

by Mike - This is a 1972 Sterling kit car which is based on the British Nova kit car. It is a fiberglass body designed to fit on a VW Beetle chassis. Designed and engineered by Richard Oakes and Phil Sayers the Nova was introduced to the US in … [Read more...]

A Photographer From Germany Photographs My Iso Grifo

by Mike - My friend, Bruce Caron, and I sat down at a table on a hot and humid day at the Pebble Beach Equestrian Center during Monterey Car Week. A liquid refreshment and a break from walking and looking at cars was our goal. It was really hot … [Read more...]

A Blue Ferrari 275 GTB In Monterey

by Mike - This past August I was walking through the Portola Hotel in downtown Monterey intent on seeing the cars set to go across the auction block at the RM Sotheby's auction. I came across this beautiful blue Ferrari 275 GTB. It is refreshing … [Read more...]

The H is for Hertz – 1966 Shelby GT 350H

by Mike -  Was the Shelby GT 350H really a good idea for Hertz? They bought 1,002 Shelby GT 350H cars for use in the Hertz rental fleet. As you can see in the advertisement below from July 1966 they were eager to rent them. They also pointed out … [Read more...]

Car Of The Day – 1971 Porsche 911T Coupe

by Mike - Here is yet another Steve McQueen Porsche 911 for sale at the Christie's auction, The Exceptional Sale, on November 4 in Paris. This Porsche 911T, is one of several Porsche 911s used in the making of the McQueen racing movie, "Le … [Read more...]

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