My Car Quest

December 8, 2016

The Speedster Sale That Shook The Collector Car World

by Wallace Wyss and David Lawrence Silver - When word filtered out that a 1957 356A Porsche Speedster had sold for $660,000 at auction, it was assumed by many that, ho hum, that had to be one of the rare 4-cam Carrera Speedsters. … [Read more...]

Chrysler’s Anti-Cobra:The Ghia 450SS

not really the same market... by Wallace Wyss - Well, on paper the Ghia 450SS was the same idea—you take a shop over in Europe and you ship them an American V8 engine and transmission and stuff it into a chassis made over there and body it … [Read more...]

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...]

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