My Car Quest

October 23, 2019

The 1939 Porsche Type 64 Did Not Sell At Auction

by Mike Gulett - There was some kind of a slip up at the RM Sotheby's auction of the 1939 Porsche Type 64 in Monterey this past Saturday (August 17, 2019). The auctioneer started the bidding at $30 million! And it went up from there to $70 … [Read more...]

The First Porsche Made At Auction In Monterey (1939 Porsche Type 64)

by Mike Gulett - This is considered the first Porsche car made that eventually led to the Porsche 356 and 911 sports cars. It is up for auction in August 2019 at The RM Sotheby's Auction in Monterey. Could they get $20 million USD? The … [Read more...]

How To Pronounce Porsche

by Mike - Does it make your ears hurt when you hear someone mispronounce a car name? One of the most popular sports cars in history, Porsche, has suffered from years of having its name mispronounced. This is perpetuated by movies and TV shows … [Read more...]

Porsche Claims Ownership Of One Of My Images

by Mike - Sometimes it is a pain to be on the leading edge of the digital evolution. Porsche claims, “to be the owner or licensee of related intellectual property” (referring to the image shown here) which is an outrageous claim. It seems that … [Read more...]

Porsche’s Italian Adventure – The Porsche 356 Abarth Carrera GT/L

by Wallace Wyss - The Porsche family were Austrians. They were doing pretty well developing race cars in the early ‘50s, especially the mid-engined Porsche 550 Spyder, but it bothered them that a fellow Austrian, Carlo Abarth, working in Italy, … [Read more...]

Porsche 356 Zagato Carrera Speedster

by Mike - There is a rare Porsche for sale on Bring a Trailer, where they write, "This is the sixth of nine Carrera Speedsters built by Zagato in 2015 and 2016 using Porsche 356 donor cars." Wallace Wyss wrote here on My Car Quest about … [Read more...]

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