My Car Quest

September 22, 2019

1962 El Tiburon Roadster (The Shark) – A Fiberglass Classic

by Mike - Industrial designer Henry Covington of St. Petersburg, Florida set out in the early 1960s to build a car based on the aerodynamic principles of Dr. Augustus Raspet, a noted aerodynamics expert. The result was the 1962 El Tiburon … [Read more...]

The BMW Wedge

by Mike - Spring is here - I know this may seem hard to believe if you live on the US East Coast but it is true. This means car events are here and one of the best is the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance and the auctions that surround this great … [Read more...]

Pegaso Cars At Amelia Island

by Don Meluzio - I was very excited to attend the recent Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. I knew that one of the featured marques was Pegaso, and I couldn't wait to see the Pegaso Cars. I first saw a Pegaso at Pebble Beach back in either … [Read more...]

Italian Motorcycles At Amelia Island

by Don Meluzio - The motorcycle display at Amelia island this year was all Italian, and small bore, with nothing over 175cc. I really didn't have a lot of time because I too was showing a vehicle of my own! So I may have to guess at some of … [Read more...]

The Bizzarrini Spyders At Amelia Island

by Mike - It is not often that all three of the Bizzarrini Spyders are together. They were at Amelia Island this past weekend as evidenced by the photos below. They will be at Pebble Beach this coming August. Twice in one year! How great is … [Read more...]

The Ugliest Car At Amelia Island – Or Maybe Anywhere

by Mike - I couldn't look away, it is so ugly, especially from the front. Built in 1957 this is a Spohn Convertible, it is one of the last Spohns built (that is a good thing in my opinion). Spohn was a coach builder from Ravensburg, … [Read more...]