My Car Quest

April 30, 2017

Porsche 356 North Meets South Gathering

by Wallace Wyss - Every two years the folks that own Porsche 356 in Northern California meet up with those who own 356 Porsches but live down South. They always choose as a meeting place some hotel around the middle, in this case Paso … [Read more...]

Ferraris On Colorado Boulevard – Pasadena, California

by Wallace Wyss - Ya gotta admit this is one of the most fun car shows because it’s free (The Pasadena Concorso Ferrari) and has at least one hundred Ferraris. Most of the time, to see exotic cars lined up you have to pay a hefty fee, … [Read more...]

The Elegant And Understated Lamborghini Islero

by Mike - Since when does "elegant and understated" belong in the same sentence with Lamborghini? It does if you are talking about the Islero. Lamborghini Islero The Lamborghini Islero was the replacement for the 400GT and was manufactured … [Read more...]

Arizona Concours d’Elegance – Splendor On The Grass

by Wallace Wyss - There is, of course, the Scottsdale auctions that kick off the “car collecting season" each year. The nice thing about Scottsdale is that it could be snowing in Detroit and New York but sunny and warm in Arizona. Not … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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