My Car Quest

March 24, 2017

NEW PRICE – For Sale – Original Ford GT40 Wire Wheels By Borrani

The famous Max Balchowski gave these Ford GT40 Borrani wire wheels to the seller many years ago while the seller was in Max's shop in West Hollywood, California. Max knew the GT40 wheels would also fit the seller's Bizzarrini GT 5300. Max … [Read more...]

The Argentinian Porsche 356

Or not... by Wallace Wyss - Deep into research for my upcoming re-issue of my presently out–of-print Porsche 356 Photo Album, I was temporarily knocked off my chair when I saw a picture of what purports to be a factory authorized near copy … [Read more...]

The Three Pointed Scraper (1961 Porsche 356B)

OK, it was weird, it was ugly, but it’s one that got away from Porsche - the Porsche 356B 2000GS Carrera 2 - by Wallace Wyss This is a tale both of triumph and of tragedy, yet we, as car collectors, can all learn from it. First of … [Read more...]

Interesting Collector Cars For Less Than $50k USD-Datsun 240Z

by Mike - Previously we have featured several different classic cars as examples of cool collector cars that can be had for less than $50,000 USD. Today we are discussing the exciting Japan made Datsun 240Z. Datsun 240Z Before the … [Read more...]

The Path Not Taken: Ford’s 1967 Mid-Engined Mach 2

by Wallace Wyss - To create the Ford Mach 2 it was a natural--take the transaxle from a GT40, and a reliable tested-in-combat 289 and lay it in a Mustang floorpan but amidship, not up front. Engineer Ed Hull is credited with working it out on … [Read more...]

Styling Analysis: The Bentley Electric Convertible Concept

by Wallace Wyss - It is not surprising that Bentley, at the Geneva Salon of 2017, in the second incarnation of the EXP 10 Speed Six concept, would bring us a convertible version, but it is surprising that it is an electrically powered one. … [Read more...]

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