My Car Quest

July 14, 2020

Another Volkswagen – The Type 34 Ghia

With the many car events canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic we will not see the car action we are accustomed to at this time of year. I thought it would be a good idea to reach back into the My Car Quest archives and occasionally re-post … [Read more...]

Scottsdale Auction Results From Gooding

by Mike Gulett - In reviewing the Gooding auction results from the recent Scottsdale auction I noticed a few interesting facts and some interesting cars. My interesting cars are not the ones that were the most expensive but ones that caught my … [Read more...]

Interesting Collector Cars For Less Than $50k USD-Volkswagen Karmann Ghia

by Mike - Other cars on my list of Interesting Collector Cars For Less Than $50k can be found here. Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Below is from a Wallace Wyss Karmann Ghia story published earlier here. In 1950, Karmann … [Read more...]

Appreciating The Classic Karmann Ghia

by Wallace Wyss - Of all the cars I’ve owned, which includes two Mercedes 300SL Gullwings, a Ferrari GTC/4, a Ferrari 308GTS, etc... the one I miss most is the 1971 Karmann Ghia convertible. Why? Because it was dirt cheap to run, and … [Read more...]

Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival (“The Race at the Base”)

by Wallace Wyss - Photos by Richard Bartholomew. There is a tradition in San Diego, to have a vintage car race weekend at the Coronado Naval Air Station on North Island on Coronado Island. It’s rather fitting—you have young men in the Navy … [Read more...]

Yet Another Car I have Never Heard Of – The Rometsch Beeskow Sports Cabriolet

by Mike - This is quite an attractive little car that I have never heard of before built using a Volkswagen chassis and engine. It has an elegant style that may have influenced other car designers. I am sure that many of you are familiar with … [Read more...]