My Car Quest

April 27, 2017

The Elegant And Understated Lamborghini Islero

by Mike - Since when does "elegant and understated" belong in the same sentence with Lamborghini? It does if you are talking about the Islero. Lamborghini Islero The Lamborghini Islero was the replacement for the 400GT and was manufactured … [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...]

14 Reasons Why A Collector Car Is Desirable

by Mike - We all have different reasons why we like certain car makes and models. We like some cars in a way that we want to own one and we like other cars in a way where we admire the art, the engineering, the shape or maybe the color but have … [Read more...]

Did This Lamborghini Islero Sale Set A New Price Level For All Isleros?

by Mike - As a follow up to the recent Post about Lamborghini Espada values I am asking the same question today about the Lamborghini Islero. The beautiful Lamborghini Islero was auctioned by Gooding in Monterey in August 2013. It sold for … [Read more...]

Is The ‘S’ Version Really That Much Better For The Lamborghini Miura, Islero and Maserati Ghibli? – Part 3

by Mike - This is Part Three of a three part series where the first generation Lamborghini Islero which was produced from 1968 to 1969 and the Islero S produced in 1969 are discussed. Part One was about the Lamborghini Miura and Part Two … [Read more...]

Amelia Island Concours D’Elegance Photos

by Mike – It was a long but great day at the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. One observation is that they do not seem to be as well organized as similar events in California. They made a few hundred people, including me, wait for 45 minutes … [Read more...]

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