My Car Quest

December 6, 2019

The Toyota Sport 800

by Mike Gulett - At the Carmel Concours on the Avenue in August 2019 I saw this unusual Japanese car that I did not recognize - the Toyota Sport 800. Toyota Sport 800 Here is what the owners, Michael and Barbara Malamut, … [Read more...]

The Matra M530 Sports Car

by Mike Gulett - At the Carmel Concours on the Avenue in August 2019 I saw this unusual yellow car. I also saw this car on the road earlier in the week and did not know what it was then either. Now I know it is a Matra M530. Matra … [Read more...]

The Kindness of Strangers

by Buddy Pepp - The Carmel-By-The-Sea Concours is held the Tuesday of Car Week. It is a wonderful show comprising approximately 200 cars in numerous classes. The great thing about the show is it's free....to the spectators. This year I … [Read more...]

Carmel Concours-on-the-Avenue – 2019

by Mike Gulett Yesterday was the Carmel Concours-on-the-Avenue in downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea which is always on Tuesday of Monterey Car Week. The weather was near perfect and warmer than usual for this seaside village. The sun was bright and … [Read more...]

The BMW 1600 GT (Glas)

by Mike - This little 1968 BMW 1600 GT was spotted at the 2016 Carmel Concours-on-the-Avenue during Monterey Car Week. BMW acquires products and technology In the mid-1950s BMW was having financial difficulties and decided to acquire … [Read more...]

This Lancia Aurelia B20 GT Hot Rod Is Awsome

by Mike - Why don't more owners of classic Italian cars restore them like some American car owners do using hot rod or restomod styles? They would not be original but they can be oh so cool, and be better drivers, and even look better as our … [Read more...]