My Car Quest

January 23, 2017

The Ferrari 340 America Race Car That Was Practically Given Away

by Wallace Wyss - Now, in my golden years, I can scarcely remember when I was a “newbie” in the car world, but there was a time there in the Sixties when I met a Chevrolet dealer, a Mr. Bill Markley, who had a stable of exotic cars, including … [Read more...]

The Speedster Sale That Shook The Collector Car World

by Wallace Wyss and David Lawrence Silver - When word filtered out that a 1957 356A Porsche Speedster had sold for $660,000 at auction, it was assumed by many that, ho hum, that had to be one of the rare 4-cam Carrera Speedsters. … [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 Aston Martin DB11 – A Future Collectable?

or just another expensive super car? by Mike - Aston Martin introduced the all new DB11 at the Geneva Motor Show in March 2016 - replacing the DB9. Notice Aston goes from DB9 to DB11, that is because the DB10 name was used for a special car … [Read more...]

Buy Recommendation: Pontiac Solstice Coupe

by Wallace Wyss - There are financial pundits who predict which stock will go up and which will go down. But in the old car field, it’s a shakier proposition. For instance, the featuring of a car in a movie can make a car be more popular (the … [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...]

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