My Car Quest

September 20, 2014

All Race Cars Should Be This Beautiful

Maserati 200SI

by Mike - I believe that all successful race cars are probably beautiful. I don't know for sure if this is true but it should be true because in order to be a successful race car it requires proper aerodynamics and that almost always leads to an … [Read more...]

Iso Grifo A3/C Bizzarrini No. 0222 – Update

Iso Grifo A3/C Bizzarrini No. 0222

by Mike - Bruce Meyer, the new owner of Iso Grifo A3/C Bizzarrini No. 0222 sent this note to me recently with the attached photos. Hi Mike, Stopped by to see my car on way to Goodwood...looking good!!! We repaired a couple of body flaws and … [Read more...]

The Ferrari 250 LM Sells For 67% More Than The Ford GT40 Roadster – Is That A Surprise?

1964 Ferrari 250 LM

by Mike - These two very interesting cars were auctioned by RM recently in Monterey. The Ferrari 250 LM sold for 67% more than the Ford GT40 Roadster. Below are the summaries from the RM catalog of each car, the photos are mine from the RM … [Read more...]

The Bizzarrini Transition – Sold

Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada

by Mike - The first time I saw a photo of a Bizzarrini was around 2004 and it was really an Iso Rivolta A3/C race car (the predecessor to the Bizzarrini GT 5300). I was smitten and started a search for one of my own. The first time I saw one … [Read more...]

Another Dreamer Designs And Builds His Own Special Car

Anteros Convertible

by Mike - The Anteros was the first car that caught my eye at the Hillsborough Concours d'Elegance a few weeks ago. This is a stunning design built on a Corvette C6 and to me it looks better than the Corvette. It probably cost a lot more too … [Read more...]

Is The Dirt As Patina Sales Strategy Falling Out Of Favor In The Collector Car Market?

Lancia Aurelia B24S Spider America

by Mike - We may be seeing signs that the "dirt as patina" sales strategy, used successfully by some collector car auction companies, may be slipping out of favor - and not too soon as far as I am concerned. Remember the dirty Jaguar did not … [Read more...]

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