My Car Quest

November 16, 2018

The NACA Duct Air Scoop

by Mike - Previously in Hood Scoops – Car Art With A Purpose and Iso Grifo Hood Scoop – The Most Unusual Ever I wrote about different types of hood scoops. This post is about the NACA duct air scoop, which is a low-drag air scoop of a … [Read more...]

The Cruel Fate Of The First Lamborghini Countach

Or why you will never see the first Lamborghini Countach ever at an auction… by Wallace Wyss - I write this series of books called “Incredible Barn Finds.” (Enthusiast Books,Hudson, WI.) Now one of the plums of barn finding, one I like to … [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...]

Lamborghinis For Auction In Monterey

by Mike - At the Monterey Car Week auctions in mid-August Lamborghinis are well represented on the auction block (22 as of today). RM Sotheby's has 3: Miura P400 SV, Diablo VT Roadster and Countach 25th Anniversary. Gooding has 4: 400 … [Read more...]

Photos From The Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este

by Mike - From The Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este web site, The grounds of the Grand Hotel Villa d’Este, one of the world's leading hotels, are lapped by the waters of Lake Como and offer guests and visitors the opportunity to admire … [Read more...]

RM Sotheby’s Auction Results From New York

by Mike - The RM Sotheby's Driven by Disruption auction in New York on December 10 was a success as far as I can tell. They sold 21 cars out of a total of 31 for a sell rate of 68%. This is not their highest sell through rate but they sold … [Read more...]

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