My Car Quest

June 23, 2017

The Ferrari 250 LM – What A Race Car!

by Mike - This 1964 Ferrari 250 LM Scaglietti Berlinetta was at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in August 2013. This Ferrari model is always an attraction because of the unusual style and of course they were a racing success. The … [Read more...]

We Had The Only Band In The Pits At Nassau Speed Weeks

by Mike - Ken Phillips is a friend and the original owner of my former Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada (chassis No. 0256). He has been involved with fast cars and motorcycles all his life. Below, through a series of emails, he shared with me some of … [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 Arizona Auctions Kick Off The 2015 Collector Car Market Year

by Mike - The beginning of the 2015 classic car auction season was this past weekend in Arizona with the major auction companies recording record numbers totaling $270 million USD in sales. This does not include results from Silver and Russo and … [Read more...]

14 Reasons Why A Collector Car Is Desirable

by Mike - We all have different reasons why we like certain car makes and models. We like some cars in a way that we want to own one and we like other cars in a way where we admire the art, the engineering, the shape or maybe the color but have … [Read more...]

The Ferrari 250 LM Sells For 67% More Than The Ford GT40 Roadster – Is That A Surprise?

by Mike - These two very interesting cars were auctioned by RM recently in Monterey. The Ferrari 250 LM sold for 67% more than the Ford GT40 Roadster. Below are the summaries from the RM catalog of each car, the photos are mine from the RM … [Read more...]

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