My Car Quest

March 26, 2017

Pickup Trucks – An Opportunity For A Progressive Concours d’Elegance?

by Mike - Ford introduced the first purpose built pickup truck in 1925; it was based on the Model T. They called it the "Ford Model T Runabout with Pickup Body." I guess Ford gets credit for coining the term “pickup” too. By 1932 Ford had sold … [Read more...]

The Bizzarrini Class At The Quail And Judging At A Concours d’Elegance

by Mike - Most of my attention around The Quail has been focused on the Iso Rivolta 50th Anniversary which was a very significant breakout event for the Iso marque. It is surprising to me how many car enthusiasts still do not know much … [Read more...]

Two Big Winners That Traveled A Long Way

by Mike -  This 1954 Plymouth Explorer Ghia Coupe 195 won for Best American car at the Kuwait Concours d'Elegance recently. It was driven a long way from the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles. A little closer to home but still a few … [Read more...]

The Glenmoor Gathering

by Mike - The 18th Glenmoor Gathering of Significant Automobiles is scheduled for September 14-16, 2012. The Concours d'Elegance is on Sunday September 16 at the Glenmoor Country Club near Canton, Ohio. This year there is a unique class … [Read more...]

The Bizzarrini Goes to Palm Springs

by Mike -  A trip to the Palm Springs Desert Classic in 2009 is shown in the video below - turn up the sound or put on headphones. I was very nervous getting the car down from the upper level of this trailer. You can see from the pictures below … [Read more...]

Desert Classic In Palm Springs

by Mike - The Desert Classic Concours d'Elegance in Palm Springs, California will be held on February 26, 2012. This year there will be an Iso Bizzarrini class. So, naturally I plan to take at least one car. Dan Gurney Race … [Read more...]

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