My Car Quest

October 20, 2021

Archives for February 2017

Interesting Collector Cars For Less Than $50k USD-Volvo 1800

by Mike - Previously we have featured the Porsche 928, the Datsun 510 Sedan and the Jensen Interceptor as examples of collector cars that can be had for less than $50,000 USD. Today it is the Volvo 1800 series. Volvo 1800 Sturdy and … [Read more...]

1971 Lamborghini Espada (No. 8155)

by Mike - We acquired this beautiful 1971 Lamborghini Espada 400GT in May 2016 from Stacey Charlton, the daughter of the second owner who took great care of it for 43 years. E. P. (Chuck) Charlton II** passed away in early 2015. Chuck … [Read more...]

Interesting Collector Cars For Less Than $50k USD-Jensen Interceptor

by Mike - Previously we have featured the Porsche 928 and the Datsun 510 Sedan as examples of collector cars that can be had for less than $50,000 USD. The Jensen Interceptor is submitted for your consideration. Jensen Interceptor … [Read more...]

Two Lost Classic Prewar Body Styles: Is It Time For A Comeback?

by Wallace Wyss - If you look at a picture of say, Times Square in the 1920s you see lots of cars with body styles that have disappeared. I am not talking about the entire body shape, I am talking just bout the roof configurations. We have lost … [Read more...]

Maxie’s One Goof: The Porsche Type 540 America Roadster

by Wallace Wyss - He’s gone now, but I have the feeling if I got to know him better, I would’ve called him “maxie.” An Austrian who moved to the U.S before the war, he was very instrumental in the acceptance of European sports cars in America. … [Read more...]