My Car Quest

November 29, 2022

This McLaren F1 is Up For Auction in Monterey – Privately

by Mike Gulett - RM Sotheby's is selling this McLaren F1 through their Sotheby's Sealed process during Monterey Car Week. This means it will not go across the regular auction block but is being offered for sale by sealed bids. I wonder if … [Read more...]

Fifteen Reasons Why We Want A Collector Car

by Mike Gulett - As I have recently wrote about in What's Next? I am searching for a new collector car, or a modern car that will be a future collector car. Portions of this article were originally published in November 2014, which means … [Read more...]

The Highest Price in Monterey This Year – A McLaren F1?

by Mike Gulett - All McLaren F1 cars are special but the one sold at the Gooding auction in Pebble Beach during Monterey Car Week 2021 is extra special. First it is a one-off color - a beautiful brown called Creighton Brown. And second it has … [Read more...]

Fifteen Reasons Why We Buy a Used Car (Classic Car)

by Mike Gulett - We have different reasons why we like certain car makes and models. We like some cars in a way that we want to own one and we like other cars in a way that we admire the art, the engineering, the shape or maybe the color but have … [Read more...]

Comparing Two Classic Car Price Guides – Why Such A Big Difference?

by Mike - I have written about the “Sports Car Market Pocket Price Guide” and the “Hagerty Price Guide” where I compared the numbers in the guides to actual sales prices or to the asking prices for cars listed for sale. I then gave each guide a … [Read more...]

Classic Car Values

by Mike - What causes the value of a particular classic car model and a specific car to increase or decrease? Is it simple economics? The desirability (demand) of that model or specific car, combined with the number of cars left in existence and … [Read more...]