My Car Quest

October 24, 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 Times They Are A Changing – Collector Car Originality And Preservation Are Becoming More Important Than Over The Top Restoration

by Mike - I wrote about this subject in January 2014 when an original and very shabby Mercedes 300SL Gullwing sold at auction for a lot more than an very well restored model of the same year and color combination! I also wrote in February 2012 … [Read more...]

A 1965 Shelby GT350 Mustang – A Double Digit Car

by Mike - In 1964 Ford asked Carroll Shelby to transform the Ford Mustang from a "secretary's car" into a race car. He did that and in 1965 the Shelby GT350 Mustang won the SCCA B/Production Class championship. There were 562 1965 GT 350s … [Read more...]

Car Of The Day – Classic Car For Sale – 1966 Shelby GT350 Fastback

by Mike - Here is my pick for the classic car for sale today that I would like to own. A one owner and unrestored Shelby GT350 is very rare and the price estimate reflects that rarity. The 1965 and 1966 Shelby GT350 are the Shelby Mustangs to own … [Read more...]

Carroll Shelby Has Died

by Mike - Carroll Shelby is an irreplaceable part of automotive history and now he is gone. He reached the pinnacle of race car driving, race car constructing, team ownership and team management. And a few other things as well. He also … [Read more...]

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