My Car Quest

December 9, 2023

The Many Faces of the Ferrari NART Spider

by Mike Gulett - With the sale of one of the ten Ferrari 275 GTB/4 NART* Spiders for $27.5 million at auction in Monterey, California ten years ago in August 2013 there has been an increased interest in the Ferrari NART Spider. It turns out there … [Read more...]

Casa Ferrari: A Free Ferrari Show

by Wallace Wyss - Ferrari is the most profitable automaker and some of that is no doubt due to astute marketing, knowing what events to tie in with. In North America they have zoomed in on the Pebble Beach Concours, an event that goes back … [Read more...]

Ferrari 250LM Predicted to Be the High Sale in Monterey

by Wallace Wyss - It will not likely be a record for a Ferrari--the most valuable Ferrari so far is a 250GTO which sold privately for over $70 million. This 250LM is the same type that won the 24 Heures du Mans in ’65 but is not the actual … [Read more...]

Classics: Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona

Last of the front engine Ferrari road/race cars by Wallace Wyss - The Ferrari Daytona has the distinction of being one of the last new model Ferraris built while Enzo, the founder of the firm, was still alive. You could even say it was front … [Read more...]

The Movie Director, The Movie Star and a Custom Ferrari

by Mike Gulett - The Ferrari 375 MM was produced from 1953 to 1955 with a total of 26 being made. The most famous 375 MM is this Pinin Farina custom commissioned in 1954 by director Roberto Rossellini for his wife, actress Ingrid Bergman. … [Read more...]

Ferrari 250LM Artist’s History

by Wallace Wyss - A lot of the cars I paint in oil on canvas I only have a scant memory of but some I've seen in person. When I first moved to California to stay (having worked the summer of '65 for Motor Trend) in 1970 I started attending … [Read more...]