My Car Quest

April 19, 2024

Racecar Blog

Iso Rivolta A3/C – The Sanction II Continuation

by Mike Gulett - A very rare Iso Rivolta A3/C Sanction II Continuation is now up for auction on Bring a Trailer. This is a high quality recreation of the Iso Rivolta A3/C or Bizzarrini GT 5300. It is made on a real Iso Rivolta GT chassis, this … [Read more...]

The Primary Colors of Classic Cars

by Mike Gulett - I have a weakness for car colors especially green, orange, yellow and silver. But really I like them all, at least on the right car. The color can impact how we think a car looks and either bring out the beauty of the design or … [Read more...]

The Story of a Painting: Porsche 550 Spyder

by Wallace Wyss - In SoCal, blessed by good weather, there are dozens of car events each weekend. As a chronicler of cars of the past, I like to pick one event to go to. Sometimes it is the cars that draw me. Other times it's the setting and … [Read more...]

Shelby Cobra Daytona CSX2287 Then And Now

by Mike Gulett - It is amazing what a few years will do to the status of just about everything. This is well demonstrated by the Shelby Cobra Daytona CSX2287 race car. The Shelby Cobra Daytona CSX2287 is the first motor vehicle to be … [Read more...]

Editorial: The Ferrari GTO Sale – Much Ado About Something!

by Wallace Wyss - Road & Track theorized "the general market tension at the moment certainly doesn’t help." They again mentioned the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupe, which they previously sold for what they call "an Earth-shattering $144 … [Read more...]

Ferrari 250LM Predicted to Be the High Sale in Monterey

by Wallace Wyss - It will not likely be a record for a Ferrari--the most valuable Ferrari so far is a 250GTO which sold privately for over $70 million. This 250LM is the same type that won the 24 Heures du Mans in ’65 but is not the actual … [Read more...]