My Car Quest

December 12, 2017

BMW M1 Race Car

by Mike - Styled by Giorgetto Giugiaro and originally planned to be made by Lamborghini for BMW (unfortunately those plans fell through). The BMW M1 was made from 1978 to 1981 and is the first mass-produced mid-engined BMW with only 453 being … [Read more...]

The Only Lamborghini At The Hillsborough Concours

by Mike - Early Sunday morning was a good time to drive from Carmel to Hillsborough, stopping in Los Gatos to pick up a friend. There were few cars on the road and the temperature was very comfortable. Later in the day at the … [Read more...]

The Hillsborough Concours D’Elegance Is Coming Up

by Mike - One week from today I will be driving the Lamborghini Espada to the Hillsborough Concours D’Elegance. This is one of my favorite events that I have attended many times. This Lamborghini Espada is no stranger to this Concours, the … [Read more...]

1971 Lamborghini Espada (No. 8155)

by Mike - We acquired this beautiful 1971 Lamborghini Espada 400GT in May 2016 from Stacey Charlton, the daughter of the second owner who took great care of it for 43 years. E. P. (Chuck) Charlton II** passed away in early 2015. Chuck … [Read more...]

A Bright Green Alfa Romeo Montreal

by Mike - Produced from 1970 to 1977 the beautiful Alfa Romeo Montreal was not imported to North America even though the model is named after a city in Canada. The design was introduced in Montreal as a concept car and the name, Montreal, … [Read more...]

The 60th Hillsborough Concours D’Elegance Was Excellent

by Mike - This past Sunday I attended the 60th Hillsborough Concours D'Elegance - the longest continuously running Concours D'Elegance in the world. It has developed into one of the finest events of its kind in Northern California and in my … [Read more...]

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