My Car Quest

August 25, 2016

Lamborghinis For Auction In Monterey

by Mike - At the Monterey Car Week auctions in mid-August Lamborghinis are well represented on the auction block (22 as of today). RM Sotheby's has 3: Miura P400 SV, Diablo VT Roadster and Countach 25th Anniversary. Gooding has 4: 400 … [Read more...]

European Style With American Muscle At Auction In Monterey

by Mike - This year at the Monterey Car Week auctions there are quite a few of the American powered cars that were designed and made in Europe and mostly sold under a European brand. Here are a few of interest: three Iso Grifos (the most I can … [Read more...]

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...]

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