My Car Quest

February 21, 2024

A Porsche In The Driveway – Or How To Find A Barn Find

A barn finder reveals his trailside tracking tips by Wallace Wyss - A colleague of mine, but only an enthusiast who doesn't full time write about them like me, was telling me how recently he was accosted by a man when he was driving his … [Read more...]

A Fine Day In Danville At The Concours d’Elegance

by Mike - Yesterday I attended the Danville Concours d'Elegance and it was worth the long drive. I ran into several friends and saw many really terrific cars. Here are some photos and there are more in the slide show … [Read more...]

“The Car Has Layers Of Dust And Dirt Intact” – A Jaguar XK 120 At Auctions America

by Mike - I am sorry to say that Auctions America has caught the "dirt is patina" syndrome. They recently auctioned off this 1954 Jaguar XK 120SE Drop Head Coupe for $45,100 at their Auburn Spring auction - car wash not included. Here … [Read more...]

Amelia Island Selected Auction Results From The Gooding Auction

by Mike - I was not at this auction in person but I watched it on the Internet. I arrive in Florida late Saturday night to attend the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance on Sunday. The prices are the hammer prices and do not include the buyers … [Read more...]

Even More Classic Car Photos From Padova, Italy

by Mike - I am always happy when a reader sends in interesting photos of classic cars and people in locations and from events where I am not. Today we have more photos of the Auto e Moto d’Epoca which was held 25-28 October, 2012 in Padova, … [Read more...]