My Car Quest

September 24, 2020

The Search For Collector Car Authenticity

If not for the coronavirus we would be approaching Monterey Car Week right now. Where we would be seeing a serious number of cars cross the auction block resulting in a serious amount of money changing hands in mid-August. I thought the subject … [Read more...]

Training The New Guy At The Classic Car Auction Company

by Mike - We are into the 2018 classic car auction season with the kick off in Arizona last week. It seems like an OK start but I thought there were not as many great cars as in years past. The sale of the Iso Grifo Prototype for $1.76 million at … [Read more...]

Is The Car Collecting Culture Becoming More Like The Art Collecting Business?

by Mike - This article is part of our continuing discussion of the collector car market. The collector car market auction business has grown very fast in recent years to become a billion dollar per year global market. This fast growth creates … [Read more...]

The Speedster Sale That Shook The Collector Car World

by Wallace Wyss and David Lawrence Silver - When word filtered out that a 1957 356A Porsche Speedster had sold for $660,000 at auction, it was assumed by many that, ho hum, that had to be one of the rare 4-cam Carrera Speedsters. … [Read more...]

Two Apollo GTs Were Sold At Auction In Monterey – Were They Both Good Deals?

by Mike - It is rare to see an Apollo GT at auction and even more rare to see two at auction during the same weekend. But if there was a venue where this could happen it would be in Monterey during Monterey Car Week. And it did happen this past … [Read more...]

Lamborghinis For Auction In Monterey

by Mike - At the Monterey Car Week auctions in mid-August Lamborghinis are well represented on the auction block (22 as of today). RM Sotheby's has 3: Miura P400 SV, Diablo VT Roadster and Countach 25th Anniversary. Gooding has 4: 400 … [Read more...]