My Car Quest

September 22, 2019

Some Upside Values At The Monterey Car Week Auctions

by Mike Gulett - Recently I wrote that the classic car market is soft and I promised to share some cars that were auctioned during Monterey Car Week that I think sold at strong prices. Here are a few cars that caught my attention - there … [Read more...]

The Classic Car Market Is Soft

by Mike Gulett - The Monterey auctions, which were held recently, are arguably the most important in the worldwide collector car market. There are a spectrum or cars put up for auction every mid-August during Monterey Car Week from modern … [Read more...]

The 1939 Porsche Type 64 Did Not Sell At Auction

by Mike Gulett - There was some kind of a slip up at the RM Sotheby's auction of the 1939 Porsche Type 64 in Monterey this past Saturday (August 17, 2019). The auctioneer started the bidding at $30 million! And it went up from there to $70 … [Read more...]

Two Aston Martin Shooting Brakes For Auction In Monterey

by Mike Gulett - For years I have liked shooting brakes, even before I knew what a shooting brake was, maybe because as a kid I spent a lot of time in the back seat of American made station wagons, like the Mercury Colony Park. We had dogs so … [Read more...]

The Jaguar Pirana by Bertone Is Up For Auction In Monterey

by Mike Gulett - This unique concept car is a blend of Italian styling (Bertone) with British chassis and power (Jaguar) and is up for auction in Monterey in August 2019 by RM Sotheby's. 1967 Jaguar Pirana by Bertone The Bertone … [Read more...]

The Fabled Ferrari 250 GTO

A Look at the Series 2 GTO by Wallace Wyss - You can see why Chez Pininfarina hated the Series I Ferrari GTO. Because that damn engineer Giotto Bizzarrini, who created the car from the short wheelbase 250GT without a stylist per se. The order … [Read more...]