My Car Quest

November 1, 2014

Training A New Car Specialist At The Classic Car Auction Company

Ferrari 275 GTB

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

Ferrari 275 GTB at auction

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?

Toyota 2000GT

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...]

Amelia Island Selected Auction Results From The Gooding Auction


by Mike - I was not at this auction in person but I watched it on the Internet. I arrive in Florida late Saturday night to attend the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance on Sunday. The prices are the hammer prices and do not include the buyers … [Read more...]

A Barn Find Discussion – The Pros and Cons of A Barn Find

Ferrari 275 GTB barn find

by Mike - This animated video is 1:10 long and you can watch it on full screen. The Ferrari 275 GTB pictured above was discussed here. Watch the video and let us know what you think in the Comments. Subscribe to My Car … [Read more...]

Two Rare Ferrari 275 GTBs

Ferrari 275 GTB:4 2.jpg

by Mike -  The Ferrari 275 GTB/4 is considered one of the best sports cars of all time and this 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB/4 is extra special. The 275 GTB/4 was introduced at the Paris Motor Show in October 1966. It has a 3.3 liter V12 … [Read more...]

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