My Car Quest

June 6, 2020

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...]

The Bonhams Auction In Carmel During Monterey Car Week Has A Delectable Porsche

by Wallace Wyss - Car auctions are a little like Broadway plays. You want to see who’s familiar in the cast before you go there. Fortunately most of the auction companies having auctions during Monterey Car Week have a computer presence and you … [Read more...]

Gooding Has A Prototype For Auction During Monterey Car Week

by Wallace Wyss - I write about a lot of Italian prototypes. But how do you find these cars? It’s not easy, sometimes a barn hunter will hunt for years. But in this case they are offering one already done, a car with great potential. … [Read more...]

Two Aston Martin Shooting Brakes For Auction In Monterey

by Mike Gulett - For years I have liked shooting brakes, even before I knew what a shooting brake was, maybe because as a kid I spent a lot of time in the back seat of American made station wagons, like the Mercury Colony Park. We had dogs so … [Read more...]

A Rare Ford Powered OSI Is Up For Auction During Monterey Car Week

by Mike Gulett - 1967 OSI 20M TS This lovely Italian car powered by Ford is up for auction during Monterey Car Week at the Bonhams auction at the Quail Lodge in Carmel. I do not remember seeing one of these up for auction before. … [Read more...]