My Car Quest

October 20, 2021

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...]

Scottsdale Auction Results From Gooding

by Mike Gulett - In reviewing the Gooding auction results from the recent Scottsdale auction I noticed a few interesting facts and some interesting cars. My interesting cars are not the ones that were the most expensive but ones that caught my … [Read more...]

The George Tilp/Phil Hill Offenhauser Engine Is At Auction In Arizona

by Mike Gulett - The Gooding auction in Scottsdale, Arizona is auctioning what is likely the most unique Offenhauser engine around. In 1954 George Tilp commissioned this unique engine from Meyer & Drake to use in his Aston Martin DB2. It was … [Read more...]

Some Upside Values At The Monterey Car Week Auctions

by Mike Gulett - Recently I wrote that the classic car market is soft and I promised to share some cars that were auctioned during Monterey Car Week that I think sold at strong prices. Here are a few cars that caught my attention - there … [Read more...]

The Classic Car Market Is Soft

by Mike Gulett - The Monterey auctions, which were held recently, are arguably the most important in the worldwide collector car market. There are a spectrum or cars put up for auction every mid-August during Monterey Car Week from modern … [Read more...]