My Car Quest

September 16, 2021

The BMW Wedge – The Shape of the Times

by Mike Gulett - Summer is here - I know this may seem hard to believe but it is true. This means car events are here and one of the best is the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, although it is now past. To help us all get in the mood for … [Read more...]

The Shape of Things To Come – A Market Force

by Mike Gulett - The wedge shaped cars that were popular in the 1970s have moved up in value - the shape of things to come. The leader is the Lamborghini Countach but others like the Maserati Bora are not far behind. The Lamborghini Espada has … [Read more...]

The Alfa Romeo Canguro From a Mouse House to a Classic

by Wallace Wyss - If they ever have a theme of Giorgetto Giugiaro's best designs at Pebble Beach or Amelia Island, I'd nominate the Alfa Romeo Canguro (kangaroos). It was built on the tube chassis of the lightweight Alfa Romeo TZ. Now Alfa has … [Read more...]

Collecting Carrozzeria Art: A Giugiaro Augmented….

by Wallace Wyss - One of the greatest designers I ever met was Giorgetto Giugiaro. I think when he was a teenager working at Bertone Carrozzeria back in the '50s. He didn't know or didn't want to be presumptuous enough to ask for his drawings … [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...]

A De Tomaso Mangusta Commissioned by Carroll Shelby is Sold

Mecum sells a piece of history - a hot rodded Mangusta with Shelby Mk V badges keeps 'Gooses over $300K. by Wallace Wyss - The Mangusta's time in the sun is at last a reality--they have soared to over $300,000 which is up to Iso Grifo … [Read more...]