My Car Quest

March 23, 2017

Barn Finder’s Luck: Hey Buddy, Ya Wanna Buy A LeMans Winner?

by Wallace Wyss This is a story about a barn finder who had an unbelievable stroke of luck. And how happenstance can make fortune come your way. First of all the car, the 1966 Ford GT Mk II. To sum it up quickly, Henry Ford II–after … [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...]

The Ferrari In The Lake

Yes, it's a multi-million dollar car now, but it's how it got there that's the story... by Wallace Wyss - I suppose some Ferrari owners are what we middle class kids used to call “snooty.” One of the snootiest I ever met was a TV producer … [Read more...]

A 1933 Ford Roadster Like No Other

by Mike - Walking around a Concours event one can see the most unusual sites. Take this Ferrari powered Ford Hot Rod for example that was on display at the recent Carmel Concours on the Avenue. I have seen one other Ferrari powered American … [Read more...]

A Bizzarrini Lamborghini? – Makes You Think

by Mike - In a recent article, How To Promote A Fake Car As Genuine, I listed many ways that someone who desires to sell a fake car and promote it as genuine could promote and help create a false history and sense of security for the unsuspecting … [Read more...]

A Custom Ferrari And The Movie Star

by Mike- This custom Ferrari was commissioned by movie director Roberto Rossellini for his wife, movie star Ingrid Bergman. The color of this custom Ferrari was also custom. Years later this color, "Grigio Ingrid", became available for … [Read more...]

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