My Car Quest

October 20, 2021

1937 Bugatti Type 57 Cabriolet at Auction by RM Sotheby’s

by Mike Gulett - I generally do not lust over pre-war cars - but this Bugatti Type 57 is one exception. While I was previewing the RM Sotheby's auction during Monterey Car Week I noticed this beautiful Bugatti sitting in a corner all by … [Read more...]

Buick Riviera Gran Sport (1965) For Auction

by Mike Gulett - I had a 1965 Buick Riviera HO slot car when I was a young boy and have loved the style ever since. The โ€™65 seems more loved than the โ€™63 and โ€™64 models because the headlights are hidden behind the clam shell covers which open … [Read more...]

Two Iso Grifos At Auction During Monterey Car Week

by Mike Gulett - It is not often you see an Iso Grifo up for auction and this year we have two coming up during Monterey Car Week, 2021. One is a beautiful fully restored 1966 Iso Grifo GL Series I and the other is a 1969 Iso Grifo 7 … [Read more...]

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...]

Dubious Language In Car Advertisements and Auction Listings

by Mike Gulett - Have you noticed how some on-line car advertisements and auction company car descriptions have evolved over recent years and are not quite right or at least are unusual? They use strange phraseology and sometimes the words … [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...]