My Car Quest

October 22, 2018

Carmel Concours On The Avenue – 2018

by Mike - This past Tuesday August 21 the Carmel Concours On The Avenue kicked off Monterey Car Week in downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea. Much of the downtown area is reserved for the show cars and all of the shops and restaurants are open. It … [Read more...]

Cars On The Street In Carmel

by Mike - Today I attended the Carmel Concours-on-the-Avenue in Carmel-by-the-Sea. I will publish photos of that on another day. Here are my photos of interesting cars on the streets - not in the show - parked on the street or driving around. … [Read more...]

The BMW 507 – They Should Have Made More

by Mike - What a guy that Max Hoffman was. He talked BMW into making the beautiful BMW 507 which we see here (photos from the Carmel Concours-on-the-Avenue in August 2016). From 1956 to 1959 BMW only made 252 examples supposedly … [Read more...]

This Lancia Aurelia B20 GT Hot Rod Is Awsome

by Mike - Why don't more owners of classic Italian cars restore them like some American car owners do using hot rod or resto-mod styles? They would not be original but they can be oh so cool, and be better drivers, and even look better as our … [Read more...]

The BMW 1600 GT (Glas)

by Mike - This little 1968 BMW 1600 GT was spotted at the recent Carmel Concours-on-the-Avenue during Monterey Car Week. BMW acquires products and technology In the mid-1950s BMW was having financial difficulties and decided to acquire … [Read more...]

Carmel Concours-on-the-Avenue

by Mike - It has been a long day for me on my first day of Monterey Car Week, 2016. Today was a great day in downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea for the Carmel Concours-on-the-Avenue with people from around the world who came to enjoy great cars, … [Read more...]

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