My Car Quest

October 17, 2021

The Highest Price in Monterey This Year – A McLaren F1?

by Mike Gulett - All McLaren F1 cars are special but the one sold at the Gooding auction in Pebble Beach during Monterey Car Week 2021 is extra special. First it is a one-off color - a beautiful brown called Creighton Brown. And second it has … [Read more...]

1937 Bugatti Type 57 Cabriolet at Auction by RM Sotheby’s

by Mike Gulett - I generally do not lust over pre-war cars - but this Bugatti Type 57 is one exception. While I was previewing the RM Sotheby's auction during Monterey Car Week I noticed this beautiful Bugatti sitting in a corner all by … [Read more...]

Buick Riviera Gran Sport (1965) For Auction

by Mike Gulett - I had a 1965 Buick Riviera HO slot car when I was a young boy and have loved the style ever since. The โ€™65 seems more loved than the โ€™63 and โ€™64 models because the headlights are hidden behind the clam shell covers which open … [Read more...]

Two Iso Grifos At Auction During Monterey Car Week

by Mike Gulett - It is not often you see an Iso Grifo up for auction and this year we have two coming up during Monterey Car Week, 2021. One is a beautiful fully restored 1966 Iso Grifo GL Series I and the other is a 1969 Iso Grifo 7 … [Read more...]

Why Auction Your Car at No Reserve?

by Mike Gulett - A no reserve auction means that there is not a minimum bid required for the car to be hammered sold. I understand why the auction company wants a no reserve auction because it guarantees that the car will sell (assuming there … [Read more...]

Editorial: Is This Ferrari Political Poison?

by Wallace Wyss - Now it happens the Pininfarina designed Ferrari 275GTB is one of my all time favorite Ferraris (not for its brakes but its looks). I've painted portraits of several of them. But there's one I wouldn't want to own because of a … [Read more...]