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June 21, 2024

Archives for October 2021

Book Review: Full Circle – A Hands-On Affair with the First Ferrari 250 GTO

Review by Mike Gulett - Title: Full Circle - A Hands-On Affair with the First Ferrari 250 GTO Authors: Larry Perkins and Petra Perkins Publisher: PetraPetra Publications (August 16, 2021) Language: English Hardcover: 230 pages ISBN-10: … [Read more...]

Book Review: Shelby and AC Cobra

Review by Wallace Wyss - TITLE: Shelby and AC Cobra AUTHOR: Brian Laban FORMAT: Vertical BINDING: Hardbound PAGES: 208 PICTURES: Over 200, many in color US Distributor: Motorbook Int. PRICE: $35.96 I have seen this book as far … [Read more...]

Lamborghini Espada Values

by Mike Gulett - Why is the Lamborghini Espada valued so much less than the Lamborghini Islero? They both use the same chassis design, the same engine and transmission, were made at the same time and introduced together at the 1968 Geneva Auto … [Read more...]

Another Lost Cobra Found Hiding Under the Name Ford Cougar II

by Wallace Wyss - For our purposes, the word “lost” needs to be defined. Usually, “lost” is a descriptor applied to an object that no one can find, or something that hasn’t been seen since its original reveal. But in the case of Ford’s Cougar II … [Read more...]

Segerstrom Shelby Event Center and Museum Grand Opening Scheduled in Early 2022

by Wallace Wyss - The grand opening for the general public is now postponed to sometime in 2022. My Car Quest will post it when we have a firm date. We look forward to the Grand Opening of The Segerstrom Shelby Event Center and Museum … [Read more...]

The Nature of Beauty and Style

by Mike Gulett - There are some classic cars that have universal, or near universal, appeal. Almost all of us love the Lamborghini Miura, the Mercedes 300SL, the Ferrari 275 GTB, the Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato and the Iso Grifo. But what about … [Read more...]