My Car Quest

September 25, 2021

1937 Bugatti Type 57 Cabriolet at Auction by RM Sotheby’s

by Mike Gulett - I generally do not lust over pre-war cars - but this Bugatti Type 57 is one exception. While I was previewing the RM Sotheby's auction during Monterey Car Week I noticed this beautiful Bugatti sitting in a corner all by … [Read more...]

Buick Riviera Gran Sport (1965) For Auction

by Mike Gulett - I had a 1965 Buick Riviera HO slot car when I was a young boy and have loved the style ever since. The โ€™65 seems more loved than the โ€™63 and โ€™64 models because the headlights are hidden behind the clam shell covers which open … [Read more...]

Two Iso Grifos At Auction During Monterey Car Week

by Mike Gulett - It is not often you see an Iso Grifo up for auction and this year we have two coming up during Monterey Car Week, 2021. One is a beautiful fully restored 1966 Iso Grifo GL Series I and the other is a 1969 Iso Grifo 7 … [Read more...]

Editorial: Is This Ferrari Political Poison?

by Wallace Wyss - Now it happens the Pininfarina designed Ferrari 275GTB is one of my all time favorite Ferraris (not for its brakes but its looks). I've painted portraits of several of them. But there's one I wouldn't want to own because of a … [Read more...]

Rarities: A One-Off Ferrari

by Wallace Wyss - What is the essence of a Ferrari? I mean if you boil it down, what can you take off a Ferrari and still have a running car that still is a Ferrari? I think this custom from a few years ago is one answer to that question. … [Read more...]

Innovation In Collector Car Auctions – The Alfa Romeo B.A.T. Cars

Alfa Romeo Berlina Aerodinamica Tecnica (B.A.T.) by Mike Gulett - The three Alfa Romeo B.A.T. cars will be auctioned as a set on October 28, 2020 in New York at the RM Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening Auction. It is innovative that … [Read more...]