My Car Quest

January 22, 2020

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...]

The 1939 Porsche Type 64 Did Not Sell At Auction

by Mike Gulett - There was some kind of a slip up at the RM Sotheby's auction of the 1939 Porsche Type 64 in Monterey this past Saturday (August 17, 2019). The auctioneer started the bidding at $30 million! And it went up from there to $70 … [Read more...]

Are There Car Bargains At Auction During Monterey Car Week?

by Mike Gulett - Monterey Car Week has started - it has been starting earlier every year recently. This year there was a review of race cars from Laguna Seca in Pacific Grove on Friday and a new concours at a golf course on Route 68, also on … [Read more...]