My Car Quest

July 12, 2020

“Me Too” Victory Over Bikram Choudhury Means Bonanza of Rolls Royces At Auction

by Wallace Wyss - Let’s go back to the ‘60s. The Beatles were big. So was yoga and all things Indian once the Beatles began visiting India. And, of course, there were Indians who liked everything British. One of them was a man named … [Read more...]

A Record Price For A Datsun 240Z

by Mike Gulett - Recently a 1971 Datsun 240Z Series I sold on the Bring a Trailer (BaT) on-line auction site for $310,000. Yes, you read that right I did not misplace the decimal point - three hundred and ten thousand dollars! Plus the auction … [Read more...]

The George Tilp/Phil Hill Offenhauser Engine Is At Auction In Arizona

by Mike Gulett - The Gooding auction in Scottsdale, Arizona is auctioning what is likely the most unique Offenhauser engine around. In 1954 George Tilp commissioned this unique engine from Meyer & Drake to use in his Aston Martin DB2. It was … [Read more...]

Up For Auction: Ford GT40 by Superformance From the Movie ‘Ford v Ferrari’

by Mike Gulett - One of the Ford GT40 replica cars used in the movie Ford v Ferrari is up for auction by Mecum in Kissimmee, Florida January 2-12, 2020. 1966 SUPERFORMANCE FORD GT40 MKII This is not just one of the regular cars this is … [Read more...]

Some Upside Values At The Monterey Car Week Auctions

by Mike Gulett - Recently I wrote that the classic car market is soft and I promised to share some cars that were auctioned during Monterey Car Week that I think sold at strong prices. Here are a few cars that caught my attention - there … [Read more...]

The Classic Car Market Is Soft

by Mike Gulett - The Monterey auctions, which were held recently, are arguably the most important in the worldwide collector car market. There are a spectrum or cars put up for auction every mid-August during Monterey Car Week from modern … [Read more...]