My Car Quest

October 28, 2016

Photos From The Imola Classic In Italy

by Mike - Recently I received the email message below with these photos attached. I love to receive photos and stories from My Car Quest readers. If you have photos and a story you think My Car Quest readers would like send it to me by by … [Read more...]

The Porsche America Roadster: Think Of It As The Predecessor To The Speedster

by Wallace Wyss - When Porsche first began to import cars to America, they had a very knowledgeable Austrian living in America, Max Hoffman, who tried to direct them to American’s taste and needs. For instance Hoffman imported a Glockner … [Read more...]

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...]

Old Car Advertisements

by Mike - More than one GT40 for sale in the same magazine! Even in 1971 a used Ford GT 40 was $15,000, however, it still would have been a great investment. These classified ads are from the April 1971 issue of Road & Track as … [Read more...]

The Miura That Never Was – The Lamborghini Miura Roadster

by Wallace Wyss - Oh, there was an open version of the Miura. But that was done by the coachbuilder, without Ferrucio’s permission. Now coachbuilders do this all the time—making a new model and hoping the clamor at the auto show will … [Read more...]

The 1966 Shelby GT350 – This Would Be A Cool Car To Own

by Mike - The 1965 Shelby GT350 Mustang is a milestone car for many reasons and the 1966 model may be a better street driver. Both the 1965 and 1966 have a top level collectability rating, with the 1966 version going for prices that are half (or … [Read more...]

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