My Car Quest

September 21, 2019

Review of The First Reviews of Ford v. Ferrari

EDITOR’S NOTE: Normally we would wait until Nov. 15th, when the film premieres in the U.S. but since reviews are already being run by those who saw it in advance, we asked our Shelby/GT40 expert (author of three books on the subject) to review the … [Read more...]

Fifteen Reasons Why We Buy a Used Car (Classic Car)

by Mike Gulett - We have different reasons why we like certain car makes and models. We like some cars in a way that we want to own one and we like other cars in a way that we admire the art, the engineering, the shape or maybe the color but have … [Read more...]

Mystery Car: The Ferrari P80/C

by Wallace Wyss - At The Quail this year during Monterey Car Week, the first car I saw when I walked in was a new Ferrari, reportedly conceived as a completely original interpretation of the Sports Prototype concept. It’s called the … [Read more...]

The De Tomaso P70 to Appear During Monterey Car Week

by Wallace Wyss - Sometimes old race cars, even if they never race, have a way of re-appearing decades later. Such is the case with the 1965 De Tomaso P70. Originally it started out as a project with partners Alejandro DeTomaso and Carroll … [Read more...]

Are There Car Bargains At Auction During Monterey Car Week?

by Mike Gulett - Monterey Car Week has started - it has been starting earlier every year recently. This year there was a review of race cars from Laguna Seca in Pacific Grove on Friday and a new concours at a golf course on Route 68, also on … [Read more...]

DeTomaso: The Man and His Machines – The Story of a Book

by Wallace Wyss - This is not a new book. It is instead a story of how a book came about and what happened to it before it (almost) disappeared into the sands of time. I had been working for David and Linda Adler in Huntington Beach, … [Read more...]