My Car Quest

May 24, 2022

The Hot Rod That Started It All – The Doane Spencer Roadster

by Mike Gulett - If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery then the Doane Spencer Roadster has been flattered more than most because it has been copied more that most. If you think "I have seen this hot rod before" likely you have seen … [Read more...]

The Nickel Car – A Great American Hot Rod

by Mike Gulett - The transition to electric cars challenges our sense of history and even the here and now. Will anything electric powered ever replace old style Hot Rods? Will new electric cars ever be turned into important customs and Hot … [Read more...]

A Ford Roadster Hot Rod Like No Other

by Mike Gulett - Walking around a Concours event one can see the most unusual sites. Take this Ferrari powered Ford Hot Rod for example that was on display at the Carmel Concours on the Avenue in 2014. I have seen one other Ferrari powered … [Read more...]

Media: Are We Seeing the End of Car Magazines?

by Wallace Wyss - I loved car magazines. Maybe less now that I've worked for them but I still remember some of the great issues I've owned. I recently read that Ten Publishing in El Segundo, CA axed 19 of them in one fell swoop … [Read more...]

How Do You Value A Collector Car?

by Mike Gulett - As we get closer to the end of the year and past the holidays we will soon be in the midst of the Scottsdale, Arizona auctions in January 2020. These are the first collector car auctions of the year and they set the trends for … [Read more...]

This Lancia Aurelia B20 GT Hot Rod Is Awsome

by Mike - Why don't more owners of classic Italian cars restore them like some American car owners do using hot rod or restomod styles? They would not be original but they can be oh so cool, and be better drivers, and even look better as our … [Read more...]