My Car Quest

February 6, 2023

The Triumph of the Ordinary- Karmann Ghia

by Wallace Wyss - I was pursuing some old Auction results when I came across a 1965 Karmann Ghia Convertible selling for over $60,000 at a Gooding auction in 2021. Not that rare a car, over 5,000 made that year. A total of 443,466 Karmann … [Read more...]

The Rometsch Beeskow Sports Cabriolet and The Denzel 1300 Serien Super

by Mike Gulett - Creating a rebodied Volkswagen is a popular activity for car people and car companies. It seems like it was always that way from the beginning of Volkswagen. He are German and Austrian cars that set the standard for others to … [Read more...]

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...]