My Car Quest

October 1, 2016

What Is The Difference Between A Cobra And A Tiger?

by Mike -  Both the AC Shelby Cobra and the Sunbeam Tiger were styled by British companies, built on British chassis designs and are powered by Ford V8 engines. And Carroll Shelby was involved with both. Shelby created the Cobra and he and Ken … [Read more...]

The 1999 Bentley Continental SC Is A Future Collector Car

Why is it collectable, you may ask? Because it’s a true Sedanca…. by Wallace Wyss - To a guy like me, from Detroit, who didn’t see Bentleys and Rollers until I came out to the West Coast in the ‘70s, I’m old school. I like the … [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...]

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...]

Is The Classic Car Market Soft Now?

by Mike - The following are my observations on the classic car market over the past 1-2 years: * Some classic cars are taking longer to sell, probably due to a too high asking price * The top classic car auctions are bringing cars to their … [Read more...]

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