My Car Quest

May 23, 2019

Looking Back At The Lamborghini Espada

Yes, sports cars can have four seats… by Wallace Wyss - Sports cars present a problem. A good many are two seaters; meaning the driver and his or her one lucky passenger. But what happens if you want to take the family for a ride? Or business … [Read more...]

Interesting Collector Cars For Less Than $50k USD – Alfa Romeo GTV 1750/2000

by Mike - As collector car prices have increased over the past few years many of us have been priced out of certain collector cars. However, there are still some interesting cars available for under $50,000 USD that would be fun to own and drive … [Read more...]

The Shape of Things To Come And A Market Force

by Mike - The wedge shaped cars that were popular in the 1970s have moved up in value - the shape of things to come. The leader is the Lamborghini Countach but others like the Maserati Bora are not far behind. The Lamborghini Espada has moved up … [Read more...]

The Miura That Never Was – The Lamborghini Miura Roadster

by Wallace Wyss - Oh, there was an open version of the Miura. But that was done by the coachbuilder, without Ferrucio’s permission. Now coachbuilders do this all the time—making a new model and hoping the clamor at the auto show will … [Read more...]

Where Is It Now Department? – The Bertone Porsche

by Wallace Wyss - Some guys are way ahead of the curve. I’m thinking John von Neumann, around ’65. Now I knew von Neumann, in my photographic memory, from seeing a picture of him in a GI uniform shot back around ’45 with him sitting proudly … [Read more...]

Franco Scaglione: King Of The Alfa Romeo BATs

by Wallace Wyss - There are unsung heroes in every field. Writing about rare cars for my Incredible Barn Finds books (Enthusiast Books, Hudson WI) I keep running across the name Franco Scaglione. I finally began researching him and … [Read more...]