My Car Quest

October 20, 2021

Archives for February 2014

1969 AMC AMX For Sale

Advertisement by Mike - The AMX was made by American Motors from 1968 through 1970 and was classified as a muscle car, but it was unique because of its short wheelbase and was also considered a sports car. It was the only two-seat sports … [Read more...]

What A Pity An Unrestored 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe With Only 2,996 Miles – For Sale

by Mike - In 1966, 30-year-old Don (Donnie) McNamara of Colorado Springs, Colorado bought this 1967 Chevrolet Corvette Coupe new after retiring from the US Marine Corp. Since then he put only 2,996 miles on his Corvette. No one ever sat in the … [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...]

If You Want A BMW Isetta Go To Florida In March

by Mike - As I was scanning the collector cars coming up for auction in Florida in March I was struck by how many BMW Isettas are being offered. There are six by my count. Gooding has three (at Amelia Island March 7), RM has one (at Amelia … [Read more...]

A Jaguar XK140 FHC-SE

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Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds – Dirt is Patina, Rust Is Desirable – The Barn Find Mania

by Mike - Original classic cars are wonderful and irreplaceable art. Yet, the "barn find", the "patina of neglect", the "dirt as patina" and the "rust is an asset" mindset has taken hold of the collector car world for the time being where "patina … [Read more...]