My Car Quest

May 23, 2019

AC Cobra Mk IV Video

by Mike - We took a drive in the AC Cobra and Rebecca was the cameraman. Note she does not take direction well. This is one of the most fun cars we have ever owned. It is beautiful, fast and makes just the right engine noise. I also get a lot … [Read more...]

Why Willie Nelson Plays The Guitar And One Reason Why I Like Cars

by Mike - When someone asked Willie Nelson why he took up the guitar and joined a band he replied "to get the girls". I wanted to be this guy below with the Triumph Spitfire so I bought the TR6, above. Is there some of this Willie … [Read more...]

My Wife Was The High Bidder On A Bring A Trailer Auction – But Still No Car

by Mike - As I mentioned in the post yesterday about the BMW Isetta eBay auction the eBay “auction” process is really not an auction at all when the seller can cancel all bids and remove the car. The reader comments on this post are interesting … [Read more...]

Iso Grifo And AC Cobra Mk IV – The Video

by Mike - With the moderate climate of the Monterey Peninsula there are many good days for driving a convertible; so now we do so since the AC Cobra Mk IV arrived. I know we need more rain but the days it doesn't rain are all great for a drive in … [Read more...]

This AC Cobra Arrived Today

by Mike - I became interested in the AC Cobra Mk IV almost two years ago after a chance encounter with Robert Krantz and his AC Cobra at a Cars & Coffee event. Robert educated me on this unique piece of European style with American muscle … [Read more...]

The AC Cobra Mk IV – This Would Be A Cool Car To Own

by Mike - I attended my first Cars & Coffee in June 2013 at the Blackhawk Museum in Danville, California. I drove the Grifo - it was about a 100 mile round trip drive. There were some great cars and some interesting people too. I met Robert … [Read more...]