My Car Quest

August 10, 2020

A “Primitif” Love For “Streamline Moderne”

by Wallace Wyss - I can’t say when it was when I fell in love with “streamline moderne.” Maybe it was when my parents bought an Electrolux vacuum cleaner in the early ‘50s and I enjoyed its streamline styling and polished metal trim. Maybe it was … [Read more...]

How Do You Value A Collector Car?

by Mike Gulett - As we get closer to the end of the year and past the holidays we will soon be in the midst of the Scottsdale, Arizona auctions in January 2020. These are the first collector car auctions of the year and they set the trends for … [Read more...]

Interesting Collector Cars For Less Than $50k USD – 1963-1964 Studebaker Avanti

by Mike - Previously we have featured the Porsche 928, the Datsun 510 Sedan, the Jensen Interceptor and the Volvo 1800 series as examples of collector cars that can be had for less than $50,000 USD. Today it is the Studebaker Avanti made … [Read more...]

How To Value A Collector Car

by Mike - Determining the price to pay, or the price to sell, a classic car can be a challenge especially when there were few examples made. Few cars made mean that few come to market so in a dynamic market environment setting a valuation can be … [Read more...]

Do You Know The Answers To These Questions?

by Mike - Below are the DeLorean DMC-12, BMW M1 and Lotus Esprit Turbo sitting next to each other at the Hillsborough Concours d'Elegance recently. What do these three cars have in common? 1965 and 1966 Shelby GT350 What is at least … [Read more...]

Raymond Loewy Had Difficulty With His Jaguar XKE Even After He Redesigned It

by Mike - Raymond Loewy , wrote a letter to the editor of Road & Track magazine, Dean Batchelor, in March 1968 to let him know that he had just bought a new Firebird 400 from Jim Wangers and to complain about his problems with his Jaguar … [Read more...]