My Car Quest

March 25, 2019

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...]

The Monterey Collector Car Auctions – My Thoughts

by Mike - I noticed a few things today when I was scanning the auction company web sites for the auctions at the upcoming Monterey Car Week, which is only seven weeks away. Below are the number of cars listed by auction company as of … [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...]

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...]

Now That Original Is More Valuable Than A Perfect Restoration There Are A Few Questions That Come To Mind

by Mike - The trend toward original cars being worth more than restored cars has been creeping up on us for a while - at least in the US. I think collector car enthusiasts in Europe have long valued originality more than US collectors. I wrote … [Read more...]

Cars Of The Day – Classic Cars For Sale – 1966 Shelby GT350

by Mike - Here are my picks for the two classic cars for sale today that I would like to own. They are both 1966 Shelby GT350 Mustangs but with totally different histories. One is a street car and one is a special race car - this difference is … [Read more...]