My Car Quest

June 23, 2017

The Porsche America Roadster: Think Of It As The Predecessor To The Speedster

by Wallace Wyss - When Porsche first began to import cars to America, they had a very knowledgeable Austrian living in America, Max Hoffman, who tried to direct them to American’s taste and needs. For instance Hoffman imported a Glockner … [Read more...]

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...]

Lamborghinis For Auction In Monterey

by Mike - At the Monterey Car Week auctions in mid-August Lamborghinis are well represented on the auction block (22 as of today). RM Sotheby's has 3: Miura P400 SV, Diablo VT Roadster and Countach 25th Anniversary. Gooding has 4: 400 … [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...]

A Bright Green Alfa Romeo Montreal

by Mike - Produced from 1970 to 1977 the beautiful Alfa Romeo Montreal was not imported to North America even though the model is named after a city in Canada. The design was introduced in Montreal as a concept car and the name, Montreal, … [Read more...]

The Bespoke Ferrari Station Wagon: Forever Wandering The Earth, Will It Ever Find Love?

by Wallace Wyss - Some new to Ferraris think the FF was the first "station wagon" shape applied to a Ferrari. By the factory, yes, but there's been others by other coachbuilders. One I recall is back in the Sixties, there was a perfectly good … [Read more...]

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