My Car Quest

May 20, 2024

How Trustworthy Are Classic Car Auction Companies?

by Mike Gulett - There was a time when there was a classic car auction season. In the US there are the major auctions events in Arizona, Amelia Island and Monterey that get a lot of attention (plus the many excellent events in Europe). But now … [Read more...]

Vintage Cars From the Original Manufacturer?

by Mike Gulett - I recently read that the 190 year old Swiss watch maker Jaeger-LeCoultre has started buying, refurbishing and reselling some of their classic watch models as The Collectibles. Catherine Rénier, CEO of Jaeger-LeCoultre … [Read more...]

Editorial: Trying to Fathom the Lure of Not Driving Your Low Mileage Future Classic

by Wallace Wyss - I have a hard time understanding the reasons people buy an expensive car and not use it. Maybe it's like a savings bond or stock investment wise but who is going to say it will go up? Most cars depreciate. Some, you drive … [Read more...]

Bertone’s One-Off Aston Martin

This 1960 Aston Martin DB4 GT Bertone Jet Coupe - a sleeper saved... by Wallace Wyss - Sometimes it’s the odd one that appreciates the most… At one time, race cars were fetching a lot more at the major auctions than car show one-offs. The idea … [Read more...]

Thanks to Electric Cars Hood Scoops Are Going Away

by Mike Gulett - Another reason to dislike the transition to electric cars is we will see the demise of the air scoop on cars and certainly the beloved hood scoop will be gone. There is no need for a hood scoop to cool the engine of an EV like … [Read more...]

Restomod, Pro-Touring, Replica Or Something Completely Different

by Mike Gulett - I suspect that, like me, many of you are attracted to the idea of creating a custom car that is suited to your own tastes and may run on modern mechanicals for a better and more reliable driving experience than the original or it … [Read more...]