My Car Quest

September 24, 2020

“Me Too” Victory Over Bikram Choudhury Means Bonanza of Rolls Royces At Auction

by Wallace Wyss - Let’s go back to the ‘60s. The Beatles were big. So was yoga and all things Indian once the Beatles began visiting India. And, of course, there were Indians who liked everything British. One of them was a man named … [Read more...]

Three Iso Grifos For Sale At Auction

by Mike Gulett - It is rare to see three Iso Grifos for sale at the same time but that is what we have now. These three span the Iso Grifo model range, are in different auction venues and are up for auction by RM Sotheby's. I have written … [Read more...]

Some Upside Values At The Monterey Car Week Auctions

by Mike Gulett - Recently I wrote that the classic car market is soft and I promised to share some cars that were auctioned during Monterey Car Week that I think sold at strong prices. Here are a few cars that caught my attention - there … [Read more...]

The Classic Car Market Is Soft

by Mike Gulett - The Monterey auctions, which were held recently, are arguably the most important in the worldwide collector car market. There are a spectrum or cars put up for auction every mid-August during Monterey Car Week from modern … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]