My Car Quest

March 1, 2021

Ferrari 250 GTO – Another Price Record

by Mike - As reported by my friend, Cindy Meitle, the CEO of WeatherTech (David MacNeil) just paid $70,000,000 USD for a Ferrari 250 GTO (No. 4153 GT). There are other reports around the internet as well, so it must be true, here is … [Read more...]

Eastwood Stars In Thriller Along With A Ferrari 250 GTO

by Wallace Wyss - Well, not THE Eastwood, Clint, but his son, Scott. And the Ferrari 250 GTO, at least in the stunt scenes, might be a stunt double. The film, called Overdrive, is about two car thieves, who happen to be brothers, who choose … [Read more...]

The Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe vs The Ferrari 250 GTO

by Wallace Wyss - It is only, gosh, three years after the event happened but sometimes I have to struggle to keep up with classic car events going on worldwide. This event that I just discovered was a comparison between the Shelby Cobra … [Read more...]

Classic Car Icons – An Overused Term?

by Mike - The word icon has become very popular in the classic car world especially by anyone selling a car or writing a classic car auction catalog. When a word is used too much it can lose its meaning and its power. This has happened to other … [Read more...]

Museum Review: Bellissima! The Italian Automotive Renaissance, 1945–1975

by Wallace Wyss, edited by Louis Vandenberg, KUCR-FM Autotalk - I happened to be in Nashville a few weeks ago and was pleased as punch to be able to catch the show called Bellissima! At The Frist Center For The Visual Arts. I gather this is … [Read more...]

Two Legends At Odds: Why Is It That A Ferrari 250 GTO Is Worth Six Times More Than A Shelby Cobra Daytona?

by Wallace Wyss - Just for the fun of it, let’s compare two icons of front-engined sports cars from the Sixties. One was borne out of a long tradition of building competitive sports cars, cars that took the 24 Hours of LeMans, cars that … [Read more...]