My Car Quest

March 28, 2017

Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival (“The Race at the Base”)

by Wallace Wyss - Photos by Richard Bartholomew. There is a tradition in San Diego, to have a vintage car race weekend at the Coronado Naval Air Station on North Island on Coronado Island. It’s rather fitting—you have young men in the Navy … [Read more...]

A Mystery Corvette – Or Are There Two?

by Wallace Wyss Corvettes, for the most part, were bodied in the U.S., of fiberglass. Now those Euro-snobs would like us to believe that if an Italian designer designs a body for a car, even if it’s a made-in-the-USA chassis, that it is gonna be a … [Read more...]

Could The Holden Hurricane Have Been A Corvette Competitor?

by Mike - The Holden Hurricane is a concept car designed and made by GM Holden in 1969. I think this design style is very attractive and would have been well suited to compete with the Corvette. Since both are owned by GM it would have been an … [Read more...]

When Is A Custom Wheel Too Big?

by Mike - After market rims have been getting bigger and bigger and there are more style options as well. Unfortunately many car lovers are using them and I think this has led to some rather unattractive classic cars. In my opinion … [Read more...]

Comparing Some Monterey Auction Results To The Hagerty Price Guide

by Mike - I find it interesting to compare actual sales results with my favorite classic car price guide - the Hagerty Price Guide. I randomly selected cars from the recent auctions in Monterey by Gooding and RM. I then looked up the same … [Read more...]

The Carmel Mission Classic

by Mike - I attended the Carmel Mission Classic on Wednesday at the Mission San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo, commonly known as the Carmel Mission in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. I displayed the Iso Grifo at this wonderful event. This is the … [Read more...]

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