My Car Quest

May 30, 2017

The Miura That Never Was – The Lamborghini Miura Roadster

by Wallace Wyss - Oh, there was an open version of the Miura. But that was done by the coachbuilder, without Ferrucio’s permission. Now coachbuilders do this all the time—making a new model and hoping the clamor at the auto show will … [Read more...]

Is The Collector Car Of Your Dreams Out Of Reach Now?

by Mike - Collector car prices have increased significantly over the past few years and maybe the object of your desire is out of reach now - unless you were lucky enough to acquire it before the price increases. Unfortunately many of us did … [Read more...]

The Nature Of Classic Car Beauty And Style

by Mike - There are some classic cars that have universal, or near universal, appeal. We all love the Lamborghini Miura, the Mercedes 300SL, the Ferrari 275 GTB, the Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato and the Iso Grifo. But what about models that have … [Read more...]

The Small Scale Miura – The Neri & Bonacini Nembo GT

Written and translated from Italian by Giacomo Arosio 1966 was a very important year in the italian sports car scene. The new Lamborghini Miura represented a true revolution and it shook up the technical principles of the time. The engine was … [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...]

A Lamborghini Miura P400 Chassis But No Body

by Mike - This is a view of a Lamborghini Miura one does not see often. This Lamborghini Miura prototype chassis was auctioned at the Gooding auction in August 2013 and sold for $473,000! Imagine how much it would have fetched if it had a … [Read more...]

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