My Car Quest

September 19, 2018

Hollywood Considers Carroll Shelby Bio (Again) – UPDATED

by Wallace Wyss - A new team is intent on visualizing the drama of long distance racing in a new movie about Texas chicken-farmer-turned-race-driver Carroll Shelby. The Texan failed in raising chickens in the early '50s and took up sports … [Read more...]

Bella Iso Rivolta – 2018

by Don Meluzio - The Iso Millenium Committee of the Italian City of Bresso recently had its third gathering of Isoisti in the last five years. The Committee celebrates the cars of Renzo Rivolta and his son Piero. For those of you that … [Read more...]

A Bit Of History – This Rolls Royce

An Old Roller has a surprising connection.... by Wallace Wyss - Being simultaneously a WW II buff and a Roll Royce buff, I was pleased to read the note on the ’33 Phantom I saw at the Beverly Hills Father’s Day concours. Many cars had … [Read more...]

The Actress And The Wraith: 1956 Rolls Royce Silver Wraith

by Wallace Wyss - Now there’s celebrity cars, and some people like owning them because at a concours you can drop a line like “Oh, this was the Queen’s…” or “General so-and-so used this as his command car,” yadda yadda. I have no doubt … [Read more...]

The Ferrari 250 GTO Mystery Is Solved

With the recent news of a Ferrari 250 GTO selling for $70 million USD it started me thinking of other stories published here about the Ferrari icon, the 250 GTO. Here is a favorite. This is a slightly updated re-post of an article originally … [Read more...]

Ferrari 250 GTO – Another Price Record

by Mike - As reported by my friend, Cindy Meitle, the CEO of WeatherTech (David MacNeil) just paid $70,000,000 USD for a Ferrari 250 GTO (No. 4153 GT). There are other reports around the internet as well, so it must be true, here is … [Read more...]

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