My Car Quest

October 21, 2017

Rare Birds At The Monterey Auctions

by Mike - Like bird watchers searching for a glimpse of a rare bird-of-paradise car lovers always seek out the rare and exotic when we go to events like Monterey Car Week. This past August we were rewarded handsomely with three Iso Grifos, … [Read more...]

Two Apollo GTs Were Sold At Auction In Monterey – Were They Both Good Deals?

by Mike - It is rare to see an Apollo GT at auction and even more rare to see two at auction during the same weekend. But if there was a venue where this could happen it would be in Monterey during Monterey Car Week. And it did happen this past … [Read more...]

A Porsche In The Driveway – Or How To Find A Barn Find

A barn finder reveals his trailside tracking tips by Wallace Wyss - A colleague of mine, but only an enthusiast who doesn't full time write about them like me, was telling me how recently he was accosted by a man when he was driving his … [Read more...]

European Style With American Muscle At Auction In Monterey

by Mike - This year at the Monterey Car Week auctions there are quite a few of the American powered cars that were designed and made in Europe and mostly sold under a European brand. Here are a few of interest: three Iso Grifos (the most I can … [Read more...]

Vetta Ventura (Apollo GT) For Sale

by Mike - SOLD!!! When Apollo was sold to Vanguard Industries, an aftermarket supplier of auto air conditioners in Dallas, Texas. Vanguard sold the Apollo as the Vetta Ventura and built only 11 cars. This car appears to be one of those 11. … [Read more...]

This Apollo GT Is A Backyard Find

by Mike - Not all 'barn finds' are in a barn. But when an Apollo GT that has been sitting in a backyard for about 35 years is found and acquired by a collector it is something to celebrate. And, naturally, it is something to envy. Text and … [Read more...]

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