My Car Quest

March 19, 2018

Sports Cars and Classic Cars Blog

The 1961 Mako Shark I Concept Car: My Memorable Ride…

by Wallace Wyss - Back in the day, the early 60s, I was a pool boy. So one day I’m doing this pool in Birmingham, Michigan and the owner of the house pulls up in a Corvair experimental car, a mid engined one. That got my attention. Next … [Read more...]

My Car Adventure – A Mercedes-Benz 280SL Roadster

More reader stories; this adventure began the day I bought a clean 1968 Mercedes-Benz 280SL roadster in dark metallic green... by Bob Wachtel - Sometime in mid 1973 I drove from Brooklyn, N.Y. with my first wife to the town of … [Read more...]

My Car Adventure (Another Entry…) – Mercedes Benz 300SL Gullwing

1954 Mercedes Benz 300SL Gullwing: Not one, but two… by Wallace Wyss - The first one I ever saw was maybe at the Greenfield Village sports car show, in the museum on the grounds of Ford’s own nostalgia tour of early 1900s America. … [Read more...]

Trancas Cars & Coffee Is No More

Popular Event Barred by the Malibu City Council. by Wallace Wyss - Photos by Richard Bartholomew - Oh, the Trancas Ranch Market, with all its satellite stores, is still there, at the far Northern reaches of Malibu but the organizer, … [Read more...]

Primrose Yellow E-Type On A Trailer…

Another interesting acquisition story from a reader... by Anthony Moody - It was 1969 and in England the price of second hand E-Types had fallen from the initial sales price of around GBP2,000 (then the price of a small house) to less than … [Read more...]

How I Acquired AC Cobra 427 CSX 3129

One of our readers shares how he acquired and sold a real AC Shelby Cobra... Text and photos by Bob Wachtel - In 1964 I was living in Brooklyn, N.Y. working as a plumber when the Mustang first became available. I decided to wait until the … [Read more...]

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