My Car Quest

June 24, 2022

Fifteen Reasons Why We Want A Collector Car

by Mike Gulett - As I have recently wrote about in What's Next? I am searching for a new collector car, or a modern car that will be a future collector car. Portions of this article were originally published in November 2014, which means … [Read more...]

Editorial: What Price Originality?

by Wallace Wyss - You see a couple of real Cobras and lots of replica Cobras at cars-n-coffee events on the West Coast, but one that always stops people in their tracks is the original CSX 3047 owned by a LaCanada/Flintridge collector. … [Read more...]

The Bizzarrini GT 5300 (Iso Grifo A3) Is Loved By All – Now

by Mike Gulett - I became fascinated (or maybe obsessed) with the Bizzarrini GT 5300 (Iso Grifo A3) around 2004 and started a search to find one to acquire for my own. I discovered that most car people had not heard of Bizzarrini before and so … [Read more...]

The 2022 Sports Car Market Pocket Price Guide

by Mike Gulett - I believe we are seeing an appreciation of values of many makes and models of collector cars based on auctions such as Mecom (on their TV show) and the daily Bring a Trailer on-line auctions, plus others. I have not analyzed … [Read more...]

Are We Running Out Of Barn Finds?

by Mike Gulett - There is a limited supply of barn find collector cars - there were only so many cars ever made, a small subset of those cars are classic collector cars, a very small subset of those are in a position to be a real barn find and … [Read more...]

A Record Auction Price for a 1965 Iso Grifo A3/C

by Mike Gulett - How much does celebrity ownership affect the selling price of a collector car? It depends on who the celebrity is. If it is Steve McQueen or Paul Newman it can have a huge impact. If it is Johnny Hallyday, the French singer and … [Read more...]