My Car Quest

July 24, 2016

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...]

Two Legends At Odds: Why Is It That A Ferrari 250 GTO Is Worth Six Times More Than A Shelby Cobra Daytona?

by Wallace Wyss - Just for the fun of it, let’s compare two icons of front-engined sports cars from the Sixties. One was borne out of a long tradition of building competitive sports cars, cars that took the 24 Hours of LeMans, cars that … [Read more...]

First Cobra Ever Made To Go Up For Auction In Monterey

by Wallace Wyss - Say it ain’t so, Joe. I guess not. It is so. The first Cobra ever made, CSX2000, is going up for auction by RM Sotheby's in Monterey. The CSX by the way refers to "Carroll Shelby Experimental". This is the … [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...]

One Shot at Glory: Or How I Passed Up A Million Dollar Car When It Was Only $30,000

by Wallace Wyss - In my Incredible Barn Finds books (available from Enthusiast Books, Hudson, WI) I tell some pretty embarrassing stories about my own car buying faux pax. Like selling my first Mercedes Gullwing for $2,500 (they are … [Read more...]

Is The Collector Car Of Your Dreams Out Of Reach Now?

by Mike - Collector car prices have increased significantly over the past few years and maybe the object of your desire is out of reach now - unless you were lucky enough to acquire it before the price increases. Unfortunately many of us did … [Read more...]

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