My Car Quest

July 31, 2021

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...]

The Shape of Things To Come – A Market Force

by Mike Gulett - The wedge shaped cars that were popular in the 1970s have moved up in value - the shape of things to come. The leader is the Lamborghini Countach but others like the Maserati Bora are not far behind. The Lamborghini Espada has … [Read more...]

Collector Car Clichés And Contradictions

by Mike Gulett - The following are some common and irritating, at least to me, classic car clichés that are repeated by collector car luminaries over and over...and over. Clichés always have a ring of truth to them but there are some … [Read more...]

A Barn Find Discussion and Cartoon

by Mike Gulett - This Ferrari 275 GTB was at the Gooding auction in Monterey in August 2011. The estimate was $900,000 - $1,300,000 and the car sold for $1,540,000! Gooding's description: Desirable Alloy-Bodied 275 … [Read more...]

Selling Your Classic Car On The Internet

by Mike Gulett - Owning a classic car is a lot of fun but when the time comes selling one can be a challenge. Finding the right buyer and the right price for your car can take some work. There are many options for selling your collector car … [Read more...]

Should You Buy a Luxury Car?

Owning a luxury car can be a sign of success and a reward to yourself for working hard. Whether you dream of owning a classic car or a sports car, a luxury car is a sign of quality as well as a status symbol. But should you buy a luxury car? … [Read more...]