My Car Quest

November 24, 2017

What Is The Difference Between A Cobra And A Tiger?

by Mike -  Both the AC Shelby Cobra and the Sunbeam Tiger were styled by British companies, built on British chassis designs and are powered by Ford V8 engines. And Carroll Shelby was involved with both. Shelby created the Cobra and he and Ken … [Read more...]

My Wife Was The High Bidder On A Bring A Trailer Auction – But Still No Car

by Mike - As I mentioned in the post yesterday about the BMW Isetta eBay auction the eBay “auction” process is really not an auction at all when the seller can cancel all bids and remove the car. The reader comments on this post are interesting … [Read more...]

The Ferrari Testa Rossa TRC

by Mike - While I was flipping through the December 1957 issue of Road & Track I came across the test drive report for the Ferrari TRC-2500 Testa Rossa. I knew that I had seen this car before although it looked a little bit … [Read more...]

What Is The Next Big Thing In The Collector Car World? – Maybe Porsche

by Mike - In a few weeks all eyes in the collector car world will be on Arizona where some of the most important collector car auctions are held all in one week. There will be hundreds of cars sold in just a few days totaling a few hundred … [Read more...]

Ferrari 365 GTB/4 (Daytona), Maserati Ghibli or Iso Grifo – Which One Is Best For You?

by Mike - A two seat, comfortable grand touring sports car with a long hood covering a powerful engine that will take two occupants wherever they want to go very quickly in style. This describes the Maserati Ghibli with the Maserati V8 engine … [Read more...]

Is This A New Catagory Of Collector Car? – The Derelict: A Highly Modified Barn Find Without The Barn

by Mike - As I walked up to this car at this past Carmel Concours On The Avenue my first thought was "why is this old beat up car here?" But as I got closer it became clear this car was not what it appeared to be from twenty feet … [Read more...]

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