My Car Quest

January 24, 2020

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...]

Are There Car Bargains At Auction During Monterey Car Week?

by Mike Gulett - Monterey Car Week has started - it has been starting earlier every year recently. This year there was a review of race cars from Laguna Seca in Pacific Grove on Friday and a new concours at a golf course on Route 68, also on … [Read more...]

The Bonhams Auction In Carmel During Monterey Car Week Has A Delectable Porsche

by Wallace Wyss - Car auctions are a little like Broadway plays. You want to see who’s familiar in the cast before you go there. Fortunately most of the auction companies having auctions during Monterey Car Week have a computer presence and you … [Read more...]

Gooding Has A Prototype For Auction During Monterey Car Week

by Wallace Wyss - I write about a lot of Italian prototypes. But how do you find these cars? It’s not easy, sometimes a barn hunter will hunt for years. But in this case they are offering one already done, a car with great potential. … [Read more...]