My Car Quest

November 19, 2018

San Marino Motor Classic – A Great Event

by Wallace Wyss - Photographs by Richard Bartholomew and Wallace Wyss. Where is San Marino? Ah, not the one in Italy, this show was from a fancy neighborhood near Pasadena, sort of the Beverly Hills of Pasadena. And the park where … [Read more...]

Chrysler’s Anti-Cobra:The Ghia 450SS

not really the same market... by Wallace Wyss - Well, on paper the Ghia 450SS was the same idea—you take a shop over in Europe and you ship them an American V8 engine and transmission and stuff it into a chassis made over there and body it … [Read more...]

European Style With American Muscle At Auction In Monterey

by Mike - This year at the Monterey Car Week auctions there are quite a few of the American powered cars that were designed and made in Europe and mostly sold under a European brand. Here are a few of interest: three Iso Grifos (the most I can … [Read more...]

This Is The Best Ghia 450SS That I Have Seen

by Mike - I suspect that many of you have never seen a Ghia 450SS in person because they are so rare. What does it mean for me to say that this is the best one that I have seen when I have only seen three in person? The three that I … [Read more...]

Auction Results From Burbank

by Mike - By all accounts the recent Auctions America classic car auction in Burbank, California was a success. Here are the results for the cars I wrote about. 1954 Edwards America Coupe Sold for $ 66,000 - Fair price. 1952 … [Read more...]

Car Of The Day – Classic Car For Sale – Here’s Johnny’s Car! – A 1966 Ghia 450SS

by Mike - Here is my pick for the classic car for sale today that I would like to own. The original owner of this beautiful Ghia 450SS was the TV talk show host Johnny Carson whose replacement on The Tonight Show was Jay Leno. Johnny Carson … [Read more...]

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