My Car Quest

August 20, 2017

Interesting Collector Cars For Less Than $50k USD-Volkswagen Karmann Ghia

by Mike - Other cars on my list of Interesting Collector Cars For Less Than $50k can be found here. Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Below is from a Wallace Wyss Karmann Ghia story published earlier here. In 1950, Karmann … [Read more...]

Appreciating The Classic Karmann Ghia

by Wallace Wyss - Of all the cars I’ve owned, which includes two Mercedes 300SL Gullwings, a Ferrari GTC/4, a Ferrari 308GTS, etc... the one I miss most is the 1971 Karmann Ghia convertible. Why? Because it was dirt cheap to run, and … [Read more...]

Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival (“The Race at the Base”)

by Wallace Wyss - Photos by Richard Bartholomew. There is a tradition in San Diego, to have a vintage car race weekend at the Coronado Naval Air Station on North Island on Coronado Island. It’s rather fitting—you have young men in the Navy … [Read more...]

Yet Another Car I have Never Heard Of – The Rometsch Beeskow Sports Cabriolet

by Mike - This is quite an attractive little car that I have never heard of before built using a Volkswagen chassis and engine. It has an elegant style that may have influenced other car designers. I am sure that many of you are familiar with … [Read more...]

Another Volkswagen – The Type 34 Ghia

by Mike - Here is yet another Volkswagen that attracted my attention at the recent San Luis Obispo Concours. From a distance it is easy to think this is a custom Chevrolet Corvair but that is far from the truth. The Volkswagen 1500 … [Read more...]

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