My Car Quest

March 18, 2019

Counterfeit Cars

Caveat emptor, let the buyer beware, is important in the collector car world... by Mike - When a classic car model reaches a value level where creating a counterfeit can be profitable, dishonest people may take dishonest action by passing … [Read more...]

The Restomod Trend

by Mike - The trend toward restomods is accelerating. The recent Barrett-Jackson auction in Arizona featured a few hundred restomods and some of those sold for more than a fully authentic restored model. I suspect that, like me, many of you … [Read more...]

Search For A Dream Car Ends – 1966 Serenissima Spyder

It was in Count Volpi's garage the whole time...for at least the last 51 years. by Wallace Wyss - Please indulge me, dear reader, in a bit of reminiscing. Occasionally I’ll see a picture of a car that sticks in my memory. I am, I must … [Read more...]

This Bentley Continental SC Sold at RM Sotheby’s In Arizona

by Mike - The quite knowledgable Wallace Wyss wrote here in September 2016 that The 1999 Bentley Continental SC Is A Future Collector Car. He was right - RM Sotheby's sold this 2000 Bentley Continental SC at their recent Arizona auction … [Read more...]

The 2019 Sports Car Market Pocket Price Guide

by Mike - The latest issue of Sports Car Market Magazine arrived recently, which included the 2019 Print Edition Sports Car Market Pocket Price Guide. I value the Sports Car Market Pocket Price Guide not because of the accuracy of the price … [Read more...]

Jack Thompson ’27 Ford Model T Roadster Sold (Shirt Not Included)

by Mike - I have never seen this hot rod in person but I do have the shirt! How many cars have their very own limited edition embroidered silk shirt? I don't know the answer but I suspect that it is not many. This shirt is the Limited … [Read more...]