My Car Quest

May 23, 2017

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...]

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...]

Why The Big Difference In Value Between The Maserati Bora and The Iso Grifo?

by Mike -  At the Palo Alto Concours d'Elegance a few years ago a beautiful green 1973 Maserati Bora was parked next to a beautiful red 1974 Iso Grifo Series 2. It started me thinking about why there is such a large gap in … [Read more...]

Comparing Two Classic Car Price Guides – Why Such A Big Difference?

by Mike - I have written about the “Sports Car Market Pocket Price Guide” and the “Hagerty Price Guide” where I compared the numbers in the guides to actual sales prices or to the asking prices for cars listed for sale. I then gave each guide a … [Read more...]

Is The “Sports Car Market Pocket Price Guide” Accurate, Useful Or Worthless?

by Mike Are classic car price guides accurate? Are they useful even if they may not be accurate? Or are they not worth the cost? I subscribe to both the "Haggerty Price Guide" (formerly "The Cars That Matter Price Guide") and the "Sports Car … [Read more...]

Palo Alto Concours d’Elegance – June 30, 2013

by Mike - Today my friend Michael Menetto and I spent the day at the Palo Alto Concours d'Elegance. We had an excellent time, saw some beautiful cars and ran into some friends. Below are some of our photos. Phil White's Shelby Cobra and … [Read more...]

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