My Car Quest

December 12, 2017

Interesting Collector Cars For Less Than $50k USD – DeLorean DMC-12

by Mike - As collector car prices have increased over the past few years many of us have been priced out of certain collector cars. However, there are still some interesting cars available for under $50,000 USD that may be fun to own and drive or … [Read more...]

The 1970 Porsche Tapiro: One That Got Away

by Wallace Wyss - The most celebrated cars at many of the fanciest concours is the one-off car, like the Porsche Tapiro. Especially the running one that was sold off and has been restored. It’s not easy to restore a one-off because many of … [Read more...]

The Shape of Things To Come And A Market Force

by Mike - The wedge shaped cars that were popular in the 1970s have moved up in value - the shape of things to come. The leader is the Lamborghini Countach but others like the Maserati Bora are not far behind. The Lamborghini Espada has moved up … [Read more...]

The Maserati Boomerang: Who says Boomerangs Don’t Come Back?

by Wallace Wyss - When Giorgetto Giugiaro cut himself adrift from Ghia Carrozzeria he put himself under a lot of pressure. He had to come up with something dramatic to put in auto shows to get the work flowing in. Fortunately, from his … [Read more...]

The Mystery Ghia Volkswagen by Karmann

by Wallace Wyss - As a former owner of a Volkswagen Karmann Ghia convertible, which to me was better than the Porsche Convertible D I owned, so I sold the Porsche, (big mistake appreciation wise, I’ll admit). I am always interested in the … [Read more...]

The Porsche Tapiro Concept – This Car Should Have Gone Into Production

by Mike - Italdesign-Giugiaro, founded by Giorgetto Giugiaro, was acquired by Volkswagen in 2010. Italdesign has had a relationship with Volkswagen going back to the late 1960s and in 1970 they introduced the Porsche Tapiro … [Read more...]

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