My Car Quest

April 16, 2014

Patina – The Video

Iso Rivolta GT For Sale

by Mike - As I have written before - “patina” is an over used and abused concept designed to sell classic cars at a higher price than they would otherwise command. Don't fall for the tricks of the sellers who try to convince a buyer that dirt … [Read more...]

Coys Comments On Their Iso Grifo Problem In Germany

Iso Grifo Coys

by Mike - Yesterday I received an email, shown below, from Chris Routledge of Coys addressing the problem with the Iso Grifo at their auction recently in Essen, Germany. This message has been published in the Comment section as well by Nik … [Read more...]

More On The Coys Iso Grifo Fiasco

Iso Grifo Engine

by Mike - My confidential sources have sent in more information on the Iso Grifo recently sold by Coys in Essen, Germany. Shortly afterwards the Grifo was seized by the German authorities. Remember that Douglas Jamieson of Coys said before … [Read more...]

The Iso Grifo Sold By Coys Has Been Seized By The German Authorities

Iso Grifo Coys

by Mike - According to my sources in Germany the Iso Grifo No. 001 – “A Very Important And Rare Car” sold by Coys a few days ago in Essen, Germany has been seized by the German authorities. Below is the text of an email sent to the German Coys … [Read more...]

Coys Sells Iso Grifo No. 001 – “A Very Important And Rare Car” – Really?

Iso Grifo For Sale

by Mike - Great news from the Coys auction in Essen, Germany on Saturday. Coys found and sold the Grifo prototype #001 for 220,000 Euros (plus buyers commission a total of 242,000 Euros; $332,810; 200,024 pounds sterling). This is amazing … [Read more...]

The Strange Ones Are Being Brought To Classic Car Auctions Now

Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada For Sale

by Mike - With record prices being set at nearly every classic car auction these days the car owners of the strange, incorrect, bizarre and "barn finds" are bringing their cars out to auction to strike while the iron is hot and the prices are … [Read more...]

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