My Car Quest

November 20, 2019

A Connoisseur’s Travels: Four Days During Monterey Car Week 2019

by Wallace Wyss - Ya ever heard the phrase “hit the ground running?” Well, that’s the way I describe Monterey Car Week. It started out as a weekend and then grew and grew until now you can make a week of it. But I elected, because I was bringing … [Read more...]

Some Upside Values At The Monterey Car Week Auctions

by Mike Gulett - Recently I wrote that the classic car market is soft and I promised to share some cars that were auctioned during Monterey Car Week that I think sold at strong prices. Here are a few cars that caught my attention - there … [Read more...]

The Classic Car Market Is Soft

by Mike Gulett - The Monterey auctions, which were held recently, are arguably the most important in the worldwide collector car market. There are a spectrum or cars put up for auction every mid-August during Monterey Car Week from modern … [Read more...]

The 1939 Porsche Type 64 Did Not Sell At Auction

by Mike Gulett - There was some kind of a slip up at the RM Sotheby's auction of the 1939 Porsche Type 64 in Monterey this past Saturday (August 17, 2019). The auctioneer started the bidding at $30 million! And it went up from there to $70 … [Read more...]

Carmel Concours-on-the-Avenue – 2019

by Mike Gulett Yesterday was the Carmel Concours-on-the-Avenue in downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea which is always on Tuesday of Monterey Car Week. The weather was near perfect and warmer than usual for this seaside village. The sun was bright and … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach to Celebrate Zagato’s 100th Anniversary

by Wallace Wyss - You hear carrozzeria names like "Pininfarina, "Bertone" and "Zagato" but it's difficult if you are a relative newcomer to foreign cars to remember some of the achievements of these firms--the cars that made their name. … [Read more...]

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