My Car Quest

November 21, 2019

Rare Classic Cars – A Short Video – Rare Birds No. 1

by Mike - Below is a 3:14 short video featuring a few rare cars that we do not see everyday or Rare Birds as I like to call them. This is Rare Birds No. 1 and I plan to produce more in this series. I hope you enjoy the ride. Watch the video … [Read more...]

San Marino Motor Classic – A Great Event

by Wallace Wyss - Photographs by Richard Bartholomew and Wallace Wyss. Where is San Marino? Ah, not the one in Italy, this show was from a fancy neighborhood near Pasadena, sort of the Beverly Hills of Pasadena. And the park where … [Read more...]

Chrysler’s Anti-Cobra:The Ghia 450SS

not really the same market... by Wallace Wyss - Well, on paper the Ghia 450SS was the same idea—you take a shop over in Europe and you ship them an American V8 engine and transmission and stuff it into a chassis made over there and body it … [Read more...]

European Style With American Muscle At Auction In Monterey

by Mike - This year at the Monterey Car Week auctions there are quite a few of the American powered cars that were designed and made in Europe and mostly sold under a European brand. Here are a few of interest: three Iso Grifos (the most I can … [Read more...]

This Is The Best Ghia 450SS That I Have Seen

by Mike - I suspect that many of you have never seen a Ghia 450SS in person because they are so rare. What does it mean for me to say that this is the best one that I have seen when I have only seen three in person? The three that I … [Read more...]

Auction Results From Burbank

by Mike - By all accounts the recent Auctions America classic car auction in Burbank, California was a success. Here are the results for the cars I wrote about. 1954 Edwards America Coupe Sold for $ 66,000 - Fair price. 1952 … [Read more...]

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