My Car Quest

August 5, 2021

Collector Car Clichés And Contradictions

by Mike Gulett - The following are some common and irritating, at least to me, classic car clichés that are repeated by collector car luminaries over and over...and over. Clichés always have a ring of truth to them but there are some … [Read more...]

Editorial: Is This Ferrari Political Poison?

by Wallace Wyss - Now it happens the Pininfarina designed Ferrari 275GTB is one of my all time favorite Ferraris (not for its brakes but its looks). I've painted portraits of several of them. But there's one I wouldn't want to own because of a … [Read more...]

A Barn Find Discussion and Cartoon

by Mike Gulett - This Ferrari 275 GTB was at the Gooding auction in Monterey in August 2011. The estimate was $900,000 - $1,300,000 and the car sold for $1,540,000! Gooding's description: Desirable Alloy-Bodied 275 … [Read more...]

My Evolution – The Nature Of Classic Car Beauty And Style

by Mike Gulett - There are some classic cars that have universal, or near universal, appeal. We all love the Lamborghini Miura, the Mercedes 300SL, the Ferrari 275 GTB, the Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato and the Iso Grifo. But what about models … [Read more...]

Malibu Car Show Redux

This time there were two Malibu Car Shows... by Wallace Wyss - Photographs by Richard Bartholomew - As a brush fire sent a five mile column of smoke skyward 40 miles East of Los Angeles, up in Malibu the car people came again, enjoying … [Read more...]

A Green Ferrari 275 GTB NART Spider

by Mike - The Ferrari 275 GTB/4 (4-cam) is one of the best sports cars of all time. So, imagine how much greater it would be if it were also a convertible? That is exactly what Luigi Chinetti was thinking when he asked Enzo Ferrari to … [Read more...]