My Car Quest

April 29, 2017

Archives for November 2016

The BMW 507 – They Should Have Made More

by Mike - What a guy that Max Hoffman was. He talked BMW into making the beautiful BMW 507 which we see here (photos from the Carmel Concours-on-the-Avenue in August 2016). From 1956 to 1959 BMW only made 252 examples supposedly … [Read more...]

Future Collectable: Chrysler Crossfire

by Wallace Wyss and David Lawrence Silver - O.K. admit it, the Chrysler Crossfire got by you. It came. It went. Gone forever. You never see them. But we are here and now putting forward the contention that it’s the next … [Read more...]

Happy Thanksgiving

by Mike - Today is the sixth anniversary of My Car Quest and this is the 1,658th post. Thank you all for reading, commenting and making this an interesting journey. Happy Thanksgiving to all American readers and happy Thursday to everyone … [Read more...]

This Lancia Aurelia B20 GT Hot Rod Is Awsome

by Mike - Why don't more owners of classic Italian cars restore them like some American car owners do using hot rod or resto-mod styles? They would not be original but they can be oh so cool, and be better drivers, and even look better as our … [Read more...]

The Shape of Things To Come And A Market Force

by Mike - The wedge shaped cars that were popular in the 1970s have moved up in value - the shape of things to come. The leader is the Lamborghini Countach but others like the Maserati Bora are not far behind. The Lamborghini Espada has moved up … [Read more...]

Carroll Shelby: A Legend Remembered

by Wallace Wyss - I used to believe that, given enough different talents involved, a great car can be created. Now I believe that it takes one dominant figure to make a great car; someone who has the force of will to override all … [Read more...]

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