My Car Quest

February 7, 2023

Gray Market Memories

by Wallace Wyss - I suspect enough time has gone by now that youngins reading this won't know what "gray market" means. What it means is that, back in the '70s, when the US Gum'mint came out with a lot of laws about seat belts and side door … [Read more...]

Design: Another Ferrari Shooting Brake

by Wallace Wyss - First of all, what is a shooting brake? I have my own theory of how the phrase originated. When m'Lord would decide some morning to go off into the hinterlands of his vast landed estate and shoot grouse or pheasants or whatnot, … [Read more...]

Looking Back: The Ferrari Daytona Spyder

by Wallace Wyss - I consider the Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona to be sort of a last exercise in chutzpah for ol’ Enzo. After all, Lamborghini had already introduced the mid-engine Miura, and all Ferraris factory race cars were mid-engined so … [Read more...]

The Rocketman Ferrari – Elton John’s That Is

by Wallace Wyss - You can talk your celebrity cars but what about one owned by British pop star Elton John, a car bought fresh off the success of his breakthrough album, Goodbye Yellow Brick Road? Or so they tell us. Most of these celeb cars … [Read more...]

Ferrari 365 GTB/4 (Daytona), Maserati Ghibli or Iso Grifo – Which One Is Best For You?

by Mike - A two seat, comfortable grand touring sports car with a long hood covering a powerful engine that will take two occupants wherever they want to go very quickly in style. This describes the Maserati Ghibli with the Maserati V8 engine … [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...]