My Car Quest

December 1, 2021

The Jaguar Pirana by Bertone Is Up For Auction In Monterey

by Mike Gulett - This unique concept car is a blend of Italian styling (Bertone) with British chassis and power (Jaguar) and is up for auction in Monterey in August 2019 by RM Sotheby's. 1967 Jaguar Pirana by Bertone The┬áBertone … [Read more...]

The Fabled Ferrari 250 GTO

A Look at the Series 2 GTO by Wallace Wyss - You can see why Chez Pininfarina hated the Series I Ferrari GTO. Because that damn engineer Giotto Bizzarrini, who created the car from the short wheelbase 250GT without a stylist per se. The order … [Read more...]

The First Porsche Made At Auction In Monterey (1939 Porsche Type 64)

by Mike Gulett - This is considered the first Porsche car made that eventually led to the Porsche 356 and 911 sports cars. It is up for auction in August 2019 at The RM Sotheby's Auction in Monterey. Could they get $20 million USD? The … [Read more...]

Vector Creator Says He Sold Them To Start A New Venture

by Wallace Wyss - Long ago, fifty years ago, give or take, I was headin' out from Michigan to the land of sun and surf, the West Coast, and a lady friend from Bad Axe, MI told me I ought to look up her friend Gerald Weigert, who was also from … [Read more...]

This Bentley Continental SC Sold at RM Sotheby’s In Arizona

by Mike - The quite knowledgable Wallace Wyss wrote here in September 2016 that The 1999 Bentley Continental SC Is A Future Collector Car. He was right - RM Sotheby's sold this 2000 Bentley Continental SC at their recent Arizona auction … [Read more...]

Jack Thompson ’27 Ford Model T Roadster Sold (Shirt Not Included)

by Mike - I have never seen this hot rod in person but I do have the shirt! How many cars have their very own limited edition embroidered silk shirt? I don't know the answer but I suspect that it is not many. This shirt is the Limited … [Read more...]