My Car Quest

March 28, 2017

Rare Birds At The Monterey Auctions

by Mike - Like bird watchers searching for a glimpse of a rare bird-of-paradise car lovers always seek out the rare and exotic when we go to events like Monterey Car Week. This past August we were rewarded handsomely with three Iso Grifos, … [Read more...]

Two Apollo GTs Were Sold At Auction In Monterey – Were They Both Good Deals?

by Mike - It is rare to see an Apollo GT at auction and even more rare to see two at auction during the same weekend. But if there was a venue where this could happen it would be in Monterey during Monterey Car Week. And it did happen this past … [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...]

European Style With American Muscle At Auction In Monterey

by Mike - This year at the Monterey Car Week auctions there are quite a few of the American powered cars that were designed and made in Europe and mostly sold under a European brand. Here are a few of interest: three Iso Grifos (the most I can … [Read more...]

Cars And A Truck From The McQueen Collection At Auction

by Mike - There are two former Steve McQueen vehicles coming up for auction in the next two weeks. The first is a Chevrolet pickup truck used mostly for camping and the second is a Mercedes sedan that is reported to have been his daily driver … [Read more...]

Steve McQueen’s Porsche Turbo Brings Big Money

by Mike - The McQueen Factor was high at the Mecum auction last week in Monterey. Mecum sold this 1976 Porsche 930 Turbo Carrera for a whopping $1,950,000 US. Without the ownership of Steve McQueen this Porsche Turbo would be valued at around … [Read more...]

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