My Car Quest

March 30, 2017

Built By Yamaha For Toyota – The First Japanese Super Car

by Mike - The Toyota 2000GT was Toyota's, and Japan's, first grand touring car and first super car. First shown at the Tokyo Motor Show in 1965, the 2000GT was produced for Toyota by Yamaha between 1967 and 1970. It was well … [Read more...]

With Perfect Timing A Toyota 2000GT Is Crushed By A Tree

by Mike - From the Japanese Nostalgic Car web site, There were only 337 production examples of the Toyota 2000GT built. Now there’s one less. At about 9:00 am this morning in the Gokayama area of Toyama Prefecture, the classic flagship car … [Read more...]

Drifting A Toyota 2000GT – Worth About $1 Million

by Mike - A lot of classic car owners will, quite understandably, treat their prized possession like it’s their baby – they will wrap it up and keep it safe from the world. In this protective mindset, it’s all too easy to forget that it’s still a … [Read more...]

Is The Spyker A Future Collectable Classic Car?

by Mike - Spyker has struggled financially in recent years but what car company has not? I hope they are able to survive because I think they make some really unique and cool cars. I test drove the first model many years ago, the C8 Spider, … [Read more...]

The Next Great Classic Car Craze – Japanese Imports of the 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s

by Mike - There are certain Japanese cars that have intrigued me like the Datsun 240Z. I always wanted one and still do today but somehow I have never owned one. My wife owned, and rolled down a hill, a Mazda RX-2 before I met her. She still … [Read more...]

The $1.2 Million Toyota Discussion – Contunued

by Mike - The recent Post about the Toyoto that sold for more than $1 million really created some controversy. I did not realize this was such a sensitive topic or I would have written about it sooner. I think I have been misunderstood, a … [Read more...]

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