My Car Quest

March 24, 2017

The Best Of France And Italy – 2013

by Mike - On the first Sunday in November The Best Of France And Italy car show is held at Woodley Park in Van Nuys, California. I took the Bizzarrini GT 5300 there in 2008. I could not be make it this year but fortunately Bruce Caron was … [Read more...]

Hood Scoops – Car Art With A Purpose

by Mike - A hood scoop allows air to flow into the engine compartment either to help cool the engine or to deliver cooler air to the engine air intake which can improve performance because cooler air is denser than warmer air. And engines like … [Read more...]

Sold! – Two Former Steve McQueen Cars At Auction

by Mike -  How many classic cars did Steve McQueen own? It seems like every year another one comes up for sale. Now RM Auctions has two up for auction in Monterey this year. The first is a 1953 Siata 208/S Spider that I have photographed and … [Read more...]

Two Former Steve McQueen Cars At Auction

by Mike -  How many classic cars did Steve McQueen own? It seems like every year another one comes up for sale. Now RM Auctions has two up for auction in Monterey this year. The first is a 1953 Siata 208/S Spider that I have photographed and … [Read more...]

How Important Is The Steering Wheel?

by Mike -  The driver touches the steering wheel more than anything else in the car except for the drivers seat. The driver also spends a lot of time looking through, or at, the steering wheel. Plus a great looking steering wheel can really set … [Read more...]

Steve McQueen’s Siata – Part 2

by Mike -  Here are more pictures of this great little car the 1953 Siata 208-S once owned by Steve McQueen. This car (BS-523) is the first car profiled in Matt Stone's book McQueen's Machines: The Cars and Bikes of a Hollywood Icon. In this book … [Read more...]

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