My Car Quest

October 20, 2021

A Few Photos From Amelia Island

by Mike - Don Meluzio sent in photos and comments from the recent Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance in Florida where he was showing his Fiat Stanguellini Berlinetta. Text and photos by Don Meluzio I was reading Pete Brock's new book and … [Read more...]

The Nickel Car – A Great American Hot Rod

by Mike - If you are American you probably either own, or have owned, admire or want a Hot Rod. If you are not American then you may or may not like Hot Rods unless you are Swedish. For some reason the Swedes love American cars and Hot Rods. I … [Read more...]

The RM Scottsdale Auction: Some Surprising Cars

by Wallace Wyss Arizona in winter is a great place. Balmy, blue sky. Clean air. Incredible sunsets. It all puts a spring in your step. Especially when there’s lots of great cars for sale. I went to three of the auctions (couldn’t get in the … [Read more...]

The Collector Car Market Today – Part Two

by Mike - Part One is at this link. Owners of a collector car valued in the $1 million to $5 million USD probably own many cars although maybe only one at $5 million and the individual values may vary quite a bit and go below $1 million for a … [Read more...]

A Hot Rod Triumph TR6

by Mike - I came across this hot rod Triumph TR6 a few months ago at a local car show. A TR6 was the first car I bought for myself and it has always held fond memories even though it was not fast. It was good around corners and sliding in the … [Read more...]

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

by Mike - In his book '32 Ford Deuce: The Official 75th Anniversary Edition, Tony Thacker says this about The Doane Spencer Roadster, The words hot rod conjure as many different visions as there are hot rod visionaries, but one hot rod stands … [Read more...]