My Car Quest

April 13, 2024

My Sheltered Life as a Young Man

by Mike Gulett - Up until my early-twenties I was aware of, and interested in, American cars with little exposure to and little knowledge of European cars. There was that time when I was about 11 years old in Los Angeles when my friend's older … [Read more...]

Why Do We Like Classic Cars So Much?

by Mike Gulett - When someone asked Willie Nelson why he took up the guitar and joined a band he replied "to get the girls". I wanted to be this guy below with the Triumph Spitfire so I bought a TR6, above. Is there some of this … [Read more...]

Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals: Porsche Club and RUF Automobile Group

A great father and son Porsche car day. by Derek Meluzio - There are few things I love doing more than going to car shows with my father, Don Meluzio. There are no cars I love more than Porsche and RUF Automobiles. For six years in a row my … [Read more...]

Great Car Magazine Advertisements

by Wallace Wyss - I don't know if in the era that follows the Great Plague, if car ads will work on us the same way they once did. But as a former copywriter of car ads (for marques as diverse as Chevrolet, Ford, Olds and Lancia) I think I'm … [Read more...]

The One And Only Porsche 901 Prototype

The oldest Porsche "911"... by Mike Gulett - The only surviving Porsche 901 prototype (chassis number 13327) won the Porsche 911 street car class at Amelia Island in 2013 and best in class at Pebble Beach in the Porsche 911 Road Car class and … [Read more...]

The Restomod Trend

by Mike - The trend toward restomods is accelerating. The recent Barrett-Jackson auction in Arizona featured a few hundred restomods and some of those sold for more than a fully authentic restored model. I suspect that, like me, many of you … [Read more...]