My Car Quest

June 26, 2017

The 1966 Shelby GT350 – This Would Be A Cool Car To Own

by Mike - The 1965 Shelby GT350 Mustang is a milestone car for many reasons and the 1966 model may be a better street driver. Both the 1965 and 1966 have a top level collectability rating, with the 1966 version going for prices that are half (or … [Read more...]

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...]

The H is for Hertz – 1966 Shelby GT 350H

by Mike -  Was the Shelby GT 350H really a good idea for Hertz? They bought 1,002 Shelby GT 350H cars for use in the Hertz rental fleet. As you can see in the advertisement below from July 1966 they were eager to rent them. They also pointed out … [Read more...]

The AC Cobra Mk IV – This Would Be A Cool Car To Own

by Mike - I attended my first Cars & Coffee in June 2013 at the Blackhawk Museum in Danville, California. I drove the Grifo - it was about a 100 mile round trip drive. There were some great cars and some interesting people too. I met Robert … [Read more...]

14 Reasons Why A Collector Car Is Desirable

by Mike - We all have different reasons why we like certain car makes and models. We like some cars in a way that we want to own one and we like other cars in a way where we admire the art, the engineering, the shape or maybe the color but have … [Read more...]

It’s Kind Of A Magical Car … This 1965 Shelby Mustang GT350 R

by Mike - If you want a 1960s era race car this is the one to have. It is one of the very rare 1965 Shelby GT350 R code race cars. RM says this, Est. 450 bhp, 289/293 cu. in. OHV V-8, Holley 4756 “double pumper” 4V carburetor, … [Read more...]

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