My Car Quest

December 8, 2016

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...]

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...]

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