My Car Quest

July 26, 2017

Things From The Far Past

by Mike - We are all a little sentimental at times, some of us more than others. Two years ago when I was visiting my mother (about 2,000 miles away) I rummaged around in her storage room and found something that I thought had long been lost … [Read more...]

What’s In A Name – Shelby Cobra: AC Cobra: AC-Ford Cobra or Shelby AC Cobra?

by Mike - The Cobra was introduced in the September 1962 issue of Road & Track. On the cover at the top they called it the AC-Ford Cobra and at the bottom the cover photo was labeled Shelby AC Cobra. Inside, the article title is AC-Ford … [Read more...]

Why Collector Cars Are Valued And Why The Wealthy Will Always Want Them

by Raffi Minasian - There is no turning back. The collector car market has changed. Collector cars, formerly residing in the joyful and slow-paced purchase via rumination have become rapidly vaulted into wealthy investor portfolios and there is … [Read more...]

Comments On “Are Fake Cars A Big Problem In The Classic Car World?”

by Mike - The recent Post "Are Fake Cars A Big Problem In The Classic Car World?" was also posted on two classic car groups on LinkedIn and I have received 46 Comments on LinkedIn so far and more are still coming in. The problem of fake cars, … [Read more...]

The Allard J2 (And J2R) – The Predecessor To The AC Shelby Cobra – Update

by Mike -  See the Update and Correction at the end. Sydney Allard founded the Allard Motor Company in England in 1936. Allards usually used a large American V8 engine in a small, light British sports car chassis and body, giving a high … [Read more...]

The Hillsborough Concours d’Elegance

by Mike - This past Sunday the Hillsborough Concours d'Elegance hosted many beautiful classic cars and people. The weather was interesting as were the many great classic cars and many of the people. This is the oldest continually running … [Read more...]

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