My Car Quest

April 18, 2024

The Older I Get…

by Mike Gulett - The older I get the more my taste in cars, that I want to own, changes. Maybe some of you do not want to admit this but it is true for me. I am attracted to cars by their beauty and style but underneath they must also have … [Read more...]

Barn Finds: The Postman’s Ferrari 250 GTO

Hey, your occupation might not matter if you’re first in line with the cash... by Wallace Wyss - What if you were a postman and somebody offered you a tatty old racecar? You would think, well, that could be expensive to repair, but what the … [Read more...]

This AC Shelby Cobra 427 Has a History

A Comp 427 AC Shelby Cobra sells at Mecum Kissimmee rescued from the dreaded Eye-talians... by Wallace Wyss - There is many a twist and turn in the road for some cars. This big block Cobra, CSX3063, has more turns than many. It was auctioned … [Read more...]

This McLaren F1 is Up For Auction in Monterey – Privately

by Mike Gulett - RM Sotheby's is selling this McLaren F1 through their Sotheby's Sealed process during Monterey Car Week. This means it will not go across the regular auction block but is being offered for sale by sealed bids. I wonder if … [Read more...]

The Future for Classic Car Dealers?

With on-line auctions working so well do classic car dealers have a big future? by Mike Gulett - New technologies and business models tend to create disruptions to existing markets as we have seen with the internet and retail selling. Amazon's … [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...]