My Car Quest

July 9, 2020

Cars Of The California Mille – 2012 – Part 1

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...]

Two Rare Mercedes 300SL From Same Family To Be Auctioned In Pebble Beach

by Wallace Wyss - Here’s your chance to “corner the market” on two original Mercedes 300SL, the gullwing coupe and a roadster. The gullwing was made from ’54 through ’57 and the roadster continued from ’57 through ‘63. Gooding & … [Read more...]

Classic Car Icons – An Overused Term?

by Mike - The word icon has become very popular in the classic car world especially by anyone selling a car or writing a classic car auction catalog. When a word is used too much it can lose its meaning and its power. This has happened to other … [Read more...]

The Collector Car Market Today – Part Two

by Mike - Part One is at this link. Owners of a collector car valued in the $1 million to $5 million USD probably own many cars although maybe only one at $5 million and the individual values may vary quite a bit and go below $1 million for a … [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 Iconic Icons

by Mike - The word icon has become very popular in the classic car world especially by anyone selling a car or writing a classic car auction catalog. When a word is used too much it can lose its meaning and its power. This has happened to other … [Read more...]