My Car Quest

December 12, 2017

Restomod, Pro-Touring, Replica Or Something Completely Different

by Mike - I suspect that, like me, many of you are attracted to the idea of creating a custom car that is suited to your own tastes and may run on modern mechanicals for a better and more reliable driving experience than the original or it may be … [Read more...]

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...]

The 60th Hillsborough Concours D’Elegance Was Excellent

by Mike - This past Sunday I attended the 60th Hillsborough Concours D'Elegance - the longest continuously running Concours D'Elegance in the world. It has developed into one of the finest events of its kind in Northern California and in my … [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...]

Fake Cars Can Be A Big Problem In The Collector Car World

by Mike - When a classic car model reaches a value level where creating a fake car can be profitable then dishonest people may take dishonest action by passing off a fake as a real car. Barn Finds The growth in the "barn find" … [Read more...]

Do You Know The Answers To These Questions?

by Mike - Below are the DeLorean 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 least … [Read more...]

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