My Car Quest

September 16, 2021

Gooding Has A Prototype For Auction During Monterey Car Week

by Wallace Wyss - I write about a lot of Italian prototypes. But how do you find these cars? It’s not easy, sometimes a barn hunter will hunt for years. But in this case they are offering one already done, a car with great potential. … [Read more...]

The Iso Grifo Prototype Is For Sale

Sold for $1,760,000. by Mike - The one-of-a-kind Iso Grifo Prototype does not come up for sale often but here it is up for auction. This is the first Iso Grifo and the design style represents what Giorgetto Giugiaro of Bertone had in … [Read more...]

Two Rare Mercedes 300SL From Same Family To Be Auctioned In Pebble Beach

by Wallace Wyss - Here’s your chance to “corner the market” on two original Mercedes 300SL, the gullwing coupe and a roadster. The gullwing was made from ’54 through ’57 and the roadster continued from ’57 through ‘63. Gooding & … [Read more...]

The Elegant And Understated Lamborghini Islero

by Mike - Since when does "elegant and understated" belong in the same sentence with Lamborghini? It does if you are talking about the Islero. Lamborghini Islero The Lamborghini Islero was the replacement for the 400GT and was manufactured … [Read more...]

Rare Birds At The Monterey Auctions

by Mike - Like bird watchers searching for a glimpse of a rare bird-of-paradise car lovers always seek out the rare and exotic when we go to events like Monterey Car Week. This past August we were rewarded handsomely with three Iso Grifos, … [Read more...]

Lamborghinis For Auction In Monterey

by Mike - At the Monterey Car Week auctions in mid-August Lamborghinis are well represented on the auction block (22 as of today). RM Sotheby's has 3: Miura P400 SV, Diablo VT Roadster and Countach 25th Anniversary. Gooding has 4: 400 … [Read more...]