My Car Quest

March 20, 2019

Remembering the Porter Special, a Mercedes 300SL Hot Rod

by Wallace Wyss - When I was one and twenty, or thereabouts, I bought an old Mercedes. It was a Gullwing 300SL. I heard about it from a car designer at GM who was restoring one. He didn’t want to sell his but said he had an old roommate up in … [Read more...]

Rare Classic Cars – A Short Video – Rare Birds No. 1

by Mike - Below is a 3:14 short video featuring a few rare cars that we do not see everyday or Rare Birds as I like to call them. This is Rare Birds No. 1 and I plan to produce more in this series. I hope you enjoy the ride. Watch the video … [Read more...]

Jack Thompson ’27 Ford Model T Roadster Sold (Shirt Not Included)

by Mike - I have never seen this hot rod in person but I do have the shirt! How many cars have their very own limited edition embroidered silk shirt? I don't know the answer but I suspect that it is not many. This shirt is the Limited … [Read more...]

Hot Rods At Lake Arrowhead

The Lake Arrowhead Classic Car & Motorcycle Show at Lake Arrowhead, California - July 28, 2018. Text and photos by Richard Bartholomew - 'Hot Town Summer in the City' as the song goes and it was hot outside the city on Saturday the … [Read more...]

How Do You Place A Value On A Collector Car?

by Mike - As we head to the end of the year and past the holidays we will soon be in the midst of the Scottsdale, Arizona auctions in mid-January 2018. These are the first collector car auctions of the year and they set the trends for the rest of … [Read more...]

A Ferrari Hot Rod – The Gatto – Custom Coachwork At Its Best

by Mike - What motivates someone to design and then build, or have built, a fully custom car like the Strale Daytona 6000GT Prototype (Iso Daytona)? Or the 1933 Ford Roadster Like No Other? Whatever the motivation is I like it and it … [Read more...]