My Car Quest

November 28, 2015

A Blue Ferrari 275 GTB In Monterey

by Mike - This past August I was walking through the Portola Hotel in downtown Monterey intent on seeing the cars set to go across the auction block at the RM Sotheby's auction. I came across this beautiful blue Ferrari 275 GTB. It is refreshing … [Read more...]

Movie Director’s Ferrari To Be Auctioned In Arizona

by Wallace Wyss Anybody who loves car racing movies likes the movie Grand Prix. And most people who know the movie know that the director, John Frankenheimer, was a Ferrari guy all the way. In fact the only way he was able to make the movie was … [Read more...]

The Lamborghini Miura vs The Ferrari 275 GTB/4

by Raffi Minasian Car collecting takes up a lot of space. But sometimes, just one car is enough to frame your passion. Two of my favorites (either of which I would be delighted to singularly own) are the Lamborghini Miura and the Ferrari 275 … [Read more...]

Training A New Car Specialist At The Classic Car Auction Company

by Mike - Scene: The Classic Car Auction Company has just transferred Sydney from finance to the Car Specialist Department (Sydney has been a huge car lover since he was a kid, at least that is what his company web site bio says - but they all … [Read more...]

Dirt Is Not Patina And Rust Is Not Desirable

by Mike - Dirt is not patina and rust is not desirable patina on a car. So why do so many experts go crazy when they find a "barn find" that has dirt and rust and paint that is falling off and they don't want to even clean the car? They also … [Read more...]

Why Did This Toyoto Sell For More Than $1 Million?

by Mike - A 1967 Toyota 2000GT just sold for $1,155,000 at the RM auction of the Don Davis Collection this past April 27 in Texas. Let that sink in a little - a Toyota sells for more than $1 million! I am more than a little surprised at … [Read more...]

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