My Car Quest

October 20, 2021

The Mystery Ghia Volkswagen by Karmann

by Wallace Wyss - As a former owner of a Volkswagen Karmann Ghia convertible, which to me was better than the Porsche Convertible D I owned, so I sold the Porsche, (big mistake appreciation wise, I’ll admit). I am always interested in the … [Read more...]

Here Are Photos You Don’t See Everyday

by Mike - I was searching through my photo archives and came across these photos which are all a little unusual. I hope you like them. Valentino Balboni and the Iso Rivolta Prototype This special Iso, the only surviving Iso Rivolta GT … [Read more...]

RM Sotheby’s Auction Results From New York

by Mike - The RM Sotheby's Driven by Disruption auction in New York on December 10 was a success as far as I can tell. They sold 21 cars out of a total of 31 for a sell rate of 68%. This is not their highest sell through rate but they sold … [Read more...]

Car Of The Day – De Tomaso Mangusta For Sale At Auction

by Mike - The three week period from late November to early December of this year will be an exciting time for collector car enthusiasts in New York. Specifically from November 19 when the Keno Brothers Rolling Sculpture Auction will be held to … [Read more...]

Comparing Some Monterey Auction Results To The Hagerty Price Guide

by Mike - I find it interesting to compare actual sales results with my favorite classic car price guide - the Hagerty Price Guide. I randomly selected cars from the recent auctions in Monterey by Gooding and RM. I then looked up the same … [Read more...]

The Collector Car Market Today – Part Two

by Mike - Part One is at this link. Owners of a collector car valued in the $1 million to $5 million USD probably own many cars although maybe only one at $5 million and the individual values may vary quite a bit and go below $1 million for a … [Read more...]