My Car Quest

June 24, 2017

Interesting Collector Cars For Less Than $50k USD – 1963-1964 Studebaker Avanti

by Mike - Previously we have featured the Porsche 928, the Datsun 510 Sedan, the Jensen Interceptor and the Volvo 1800 series as examples of collector cars that can be had for less than $50,000 USD. Today it is the Studebaker Avanti made … [Read more...]

How To Value A Collector Car

by Mike - Determining the price to pay, or the price to sell, a classic car can be a challenge especially when there were few examples made. Few cars made mean that few come to market so in a dynamic market environment setting a valuation can be … [Read more...]

Do You Know The Answers To These Questions?

by Mike - Below are the De Lorean DMC-12, BMW M1 and Lotus Esprit Turbo sitting next to each other at the Hillsborough Concours d'Elegance recently. What do these three cars have in common? 1965 and 1966 Shelby GT350 What is at … [Read more...]

Raymond Loewy Had Difficulty With His Jaguar XKE Even After He Redesigned It

by Mike - Raymond Loewy , wrote a letter to the editor of Road & Track magazine, Dean Batchelor, in March 1968 to let him know that he had just bought a new Firebird 400 from Jim Wangers and to complain about his problems with his Jaguar … [Read more...]

Raymond Loewy – The Great Industrial Designer Also Designed Cars For Studebaker

by Mike - November 5 was the birthday of Raymond Loewy who many consider to be the father of industrial design. He spent most of his career designing company logos, Coke machines, the paint job on Air Force One, trains and a couple of cars for … [Read more...]

Why Redesign Perfection?

by Mike - When I was reading through the October 1966 issue of Road & Track recently I saw this photo below and immediately recognized the car as one that I saw at the Rodeo Drive Concours d'Elegance in Beverly Hills in June 2012. Raymond … [Read more...]

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