My Car Quest

January 24, 2020

Carmel Concours-on-the-Avenue – 2019

by Mike Gulett Yesterday was the Carmel Concours-on-the-Avenue in downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea which is always on Tuesday of Monterey Car Week. The weather was near perfect and warmer than usual for this seaside village. The sun was bright and … [Read more...]

The De Tomaso P70 to Appear During Monterey Car Week

by Wallace Wyss - Sometimes old race cars, even if they never race, have a way of re-appearing decades later. Such is the case with the 1965 De Tomaso P70. Originally it started out as a project with partners Alejandro DeTomaso and Carroll … [Read more...]

Are There Car Bargains At Auction During Monterey Car Week?

by Mike Gulett - Monterey Car Week has started - it has been starting earlier every year recently. This year there was a review of race cars from Laguna Seca in Pacific Grove on Friday and a new concours at a golf course on Route 68, also on … [Read more...]

The Bonhams Auction In Carmel During Monterey Car Week Has A Delectable Porsche

by Wallace Wyss - Car auctions are a little like Broadway plays. You want to see who’s familiar in the cast before you go there. Fortunately most of the auction companies having auctions during Monterey Car Week have a computer presence and you … [Read more...]

Gooding Has A Prototype For Auction During Monterey Car Week

by Wallace Wyss - I write about a lot of Italian prototypes. But how do you find these cars? It’s not easy, sometimes a barn hunter will hunt for years. But in this case they are offering one already done, a car with great potential. … [Read more...]

Two Aston Martin Shooting Brakes For Auction In Monterey

by Mike Gulett - For years I have liked shooting brakes, even before I knew what a shooting brake was, maybe because as a kid I spent a lot of time in the back seat of American made station wagons, like the Mercury Colony Park. We had dogs so … [Read more...]