My Car Quest

July 25, 2016

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...]

The Original Maserati Ghibli: A Styling Tour de Force

by Wallace Wyss - Recently I looked at an article on the original Ghibli and was struck by how, from the side view, the car still looks contemporary. And this is amazing considered next year it will be 50 years old! The marque goes … [Read more...]

Is The Classic Car Market Soft Now?

by Mike - The following are my observations on the classic car market over the past 1-2 years: * Some classic cars are taking longer to sell, probably due to a too high asking price * The top classic car auctions are bringing cars to their … [Read more...]

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