My Car Quest

October 27, 2021

The Marin Yacht Club Classic Car Show Was Windy – Imagine That!

by Mike - The Marin Yacht Club Classic Car Show was this past Saturday in San Rafael, California. Yes, it was windy - I suppose they like that at a Yacht club. There were many hot rods and custom cars on display along side Jaguar, MG, … [Read more...]

The Palo Alto Concours D’Elegance – 2012

by Mike - Yesterday was the Palo Alto Concours D'Elegance held on the campus of Stanford University. The weather was great and so were the cars, the people, the food and the beer. Here are a few of my favorite cars. Flip through … [Read more...]

More Hot Rods & Custom Cars In California

by Mike - What motivates a car lover to spend time and money on a custom car that may not be worth the investment when it is done? The hot rod and custom car culture is interesting because the builders of these cars will willingly spend … [Read more...]

Whacky Custom Cars For Sale In The U.K.

  by Mike -  The U.K. auction firm Historics is bringing whacky wheels to its sale at Mercedes-Benz World, Brooklands on 18 February 2012. Shown on the NBC network between 1970 and 1972, the Paramount Studio producers of the … [Read more...]

Macho, Exposed Engines

by Mike - Do you wonder why the hot rod and custom car culture developed so that so many cars have the engine exposed to the elements? Some of the engines with blowers will not fit in the engine compartment so the engine goes through … [Read more...]

Flames On Cars

by Mike - I have always liked flames on cars but none of my cars have had flames, probably because they do not seem to go with European sports cars. These cars look so natural with flames. I suspect these cars go faster … [Read more...]