My Car Quest

February 26, 2024

Editorial: The Ferrari GTO Sale – Much Ado About Something!

by Wallace Wyss - Road & Track theorized "the general market tension at the moment certainly doesn’t help." They again mentioned the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupe, which they previously sold for what they call "an Earth-shattering $144 … [Read more...]

Cool Cars and Cool Shirts Sold Separately

Recently, at a restaurant, two people mentioned to me that they liked my shirt and one man asked me what brand it was. I was happy to tell him it was a Nat Nast, which is perhaps my favorite, yet little known, brand. Their shirts are known as … [Read more...]

Ferrari 330 LM/250 GTO for Auction

by Mike Gulett - RM Sotheby's writes "don't blink" on their web site promoting this rare auction- meaning you should not miss this opportunity to buy a real Ferrari GTO. This appears to be a one item auction, unlike when Bonhams auctioned one … [Read more...]

A Real Bizzarrini GT 5300 at Auction in Monterey

by Mike Gulett - It is always great to see a real Bizzarrini GT 5300 in person especially when it is up for auction. This is one that I have seen a few times over the years but when I saw it it was red. This Bizzarrini was formerly owned by a … [Read more...]

Ferrari 250LM Predicted to Be the High Sale in Monterey

by Wallace Wyss - It will not likely be a record for a Ferrari--the most valuable Ferrari so far is a 250GTO which sold privately for over $70 million. This 250LM is the same type that won the 24 Heures du Mans in ’65 but is not the actual … [Read more...]

Is Any Stock Looking Corvette Worth $3 Million?

by Wallace Wyss - I not only remember when the '69 Corvette came out, I wrote the 1969 Corvette brochure, I owned one, in yellow. But with a small block engine. Now of course a 427 big block was available but I wanted a little gas mileage (even … [Read more...]