My Car Quest

September 2, 2014

The Dirty Jaguar Sold At A Loss

Jaguar XK120 Drophead Coupe

by Mike - Selling dirt as patina did not work for this very dirty Jaguar at the Bonhams auction in Carmel recently. It sold for $42,900 US including premium. It had sold at the Auctions America Auburn Spring auction not long ago for $45,100 … [Read more...]

A 1933 Ford Roadster Like No Other

Ferrari Ford Hot Rod

by Mike - Walking around a Concours event one can see the most unusual sites. Take this Ferrari powered Ford Hot Rod for example that was on display at the recent Carmel Concours on the Avenue. I have seen one other Ferrari powered American … [Read more...]

A Fiat Abarth 2000 America Coupe In Carmel

Fiat Abarth 2000 America Coupe

by Mike - The recent Post by Don Meluzio about his Fiat Abarth 1300/124 was very popular and started a discussion in the Comments of that Post about a Fiat Abarth 2000 America Coupe. One of these rare cars was in Monterey a few days ago and I … [Read more...]

Alfa Romeo 1900 SS

Alfa Romeo 1900 SS

by Mike - A few weeks ago I went to the Hillsborough Concours d'Elegance and was struck by the beauty and elegance of this Alfa Romeo. 1952 Alfa Romeo 1900 SS Introduced at the 1950 Salon de l'Automobile in Paris, the Alfa Romeo … [Read more...]

What Is A Fiat Abarth 1300/124?

Fiat Abarth 1300/124

by Don Meluzio - I was in the Army and stationed with my wife Diane in Germany from June of 1969 until November of 1970. We bought a brand new Fiat 850 Sport Coupe in 1969 and had a wonderful time driving that car all over Germany and … [Read more...]

More Photos From Monterey Car Week

Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada

by Mike - It seemed like everyone had a camera last week in Monterey County and they were all taking photos of the cool cars that were driving by, sitting on a golf course or participating in the historic races at Laguna Seca. The … [Read more...]

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