My Car Quest

December 11, 2018

My Car Adventure – The Citroen DS 21 And The Hood

by Bob Wachtel - Many years ago, between my first and current marriage, I was living the bachelor life in a bungalow in the Seagate section of Coney Island in Brooklyn, N.Y. At that time I owned a wonderful white Citroen DS 21. I loved … [Read more...]

My Car Adventure – Lamborghini Gallardo

by Mike - Every since I saw the Lamborghini Gallardo (pronounced ga-yar-doh) for the first time I have wanted one. My desire for a car starts with the looks but the car must be able to back up those looks with performance and technology. The … [Read more...]

My Car Adventure – A Mercedes-Benz 280SL Roadster

More reader stories; this adventure began the day I bought a clean 1968 Mercedes-Benz 280SL roadster in dark metallic green... by Bob Wachtel - Sometime in mid 1973 I drove from Brooklyn, N.Y. with my first wife to the town of … [Read more...]

My Car Adventure (Another Entry…) – Mercedes Benz 300SL Gullwing

1954 Mercedes Benz 300SL Gullwing: Not one, but two… by Wallace Wyss - The first one I ever saw was maybe at the Greenfield Village sports car show, in the museum on the grounds of Ford’s own nostalgia tour of early 1900s America. … [Read more...]

Primrose Yellow E-Type On A Trailer…

Another interesting acquisition story from a reader... by Anthony Moody - It was 1969 and in England the price of second hand E-Types had fallen from the initial sales price of around GBP2,000 (then the price of a small house) to less than … [Read more...]

How I Acquired AC Cobra 427 CSX 3129

One of our readers shares how he acquired and sold a real AC Shelby Cobra... Text and photos by Bob Wachtel - In 1964 I was living in Brooklyn, N.Y. working as a plumber when the Mustang first became available. I decided to wait until the … [Read more...]

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