My Car Quest

May 27, 2024

How Trustworthy Are Classic Car Auction Companies?

by Mike Gulett - There was a time when there was a classic car auction season. In the US there are the major auctions events in Arizona, Amelia Island and Monterey that get a lot of attention (plus the many excellent events in Europe). But now … [Read more...]

The Triumph of the Ordinary- Karmann Ghia

by Wallace Wyss - I was pursuing some old Auction results when I came across a 1965 Karmann Ghia Convertible selling for over $60,000 at a Gooding auction in 2021. Not that rare a car, over 5,000 made that year. A total of 443,466 Karmann … [Read more...]

Editorial: Trying to Fathom the Lure of Not Driving Your Low Mileage Future Classic

by Wallace Wyss - I have a hard time understanding the reasons people buy an expensive car and not use it. Maybe it's like a savings bond or stock investment wise but who is going to say it will go up? Most cars depreciate. Some, you drive … [Read more...]

Another Iso Grifo for Auction in Monterey

It is not often we see more than one Iso Grifo for auction in the same week in the same town. Let's enjoy it! by Mike Gulett - All Iso Grifos are special because they are so rare and have a unique history. This one is extra special because it … [Read more...]

The Highest Price in Monterey This Year – A McLaren F1?

by Mike Gulett - All McLaren F1 cars are special but the one sold at the Gooding auction in Pebble Beach during Monterey Car Week 2021 is extra special. First it is a one-off color - a beautiful brown called Creighton Brown. And second it has … [Read more...]

Two Iso Grifos At Auction During Monterey Car Week

by Mike Gulett - It is not often you see an Iso Grifo up for auction and this year we have two coming up during Monterey Car Week, 2021. One is a beautiful fully restored 1966 Iso Grifo GL Series I and the other is a 1969 Iso Grifo 7 … [Read more...]