My Car Quest

October 19, 2018

Badges – We Need Badges

by Mike - Car badges are created to commemorate various car events such as rallies, races, concours d'elegance and other events. These event badges are given to participants and are not sold to the public. Some badges are meant to be … [Read more...]

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...]

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