My Car Quest

March 29, 2017

Archives for July 2016

A Bright Green Alfa Romeo Montreal

by Mike - Produced from 1970 to 1977 the beautiful Alfa Romeo Montreal was not imported to North America even though the model is named after a city in Canada. The design was introduced in Montreal as a concept car and the name, Montreal, … [Read more...]

Monterey Car Week – Don’t Just Buy A Souvenir – Buy Art

by Mike - The purpose of going to Monterey for car week in mid-August (August 15-20 this year) is to see cars; legendary cars you’ve always dreamed of seeing in person, cars at full song on the racetrack, cars gleaming in the sun at Pebble … [Read more...]

The Porsche Gmund Coupe That was Not

by Wallace Wyss - Well, I mean not a coupe for awhile The rarest Porsche road cars are the ones made in an abandoned sawmill in Gmund, Austria in the late 1940s. Most were built as coupes. They had aluminum coachwork, hand hammered out … [Read more...]

The 60th Hillsborough Concours D’Elegance Was Excellent

by Mike - This past Sunday I attended the 60th Hillsborough Concours D'Elegance - the longest continuously running Concours D'Elegance in the world. It has developed into one of the finest events of its kind in Northern California and in my … [Read more...]

Why Race An Iso Rivolta? – Part 2

by Alan Collett - Part 1 is here... First time out I took a qualified instructor with me to get some initial advice on set up. We chose the Brands Hatch Indy Circuit because it has everything in one short lap, low speed, high speed, ups and … [Read more...]

All Three Bizzarrini Spyders Will Be At Pebble Beach In August

by Wallace Wyss - Three Bizzarrini 5300 Spyders--the only three built--are scheduled to reappear together at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in August. The cars are especially interesting because there are only three open cars out of … [Read more...]

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