My Car Quest

July 24, 2024

Station Wagon, Estate Car Or Shooting Brake?

by Mike Gulett - I spent much of my childhood riding around in the back of a station wagon, known in other parts of the world as an estate car or shooting brake. My parents owned a 1964 Mercury Colony Park station wagon which racked up lots of … [Read more...]

The Pontiac Firebird Type K

by Mike Gulett - I have a fondness for the station wagon (or shooting brake or estate car as the British call them) every since I was a kid and spent a lot of time in my parents '64 Mercury Colony Park station wagon. Many really cool concept … [Read more...]

Malibu Trends: Station Wagons

I am sensing a trend toward station wagons in collector cars as well as new cars. In the collector car world we have seen an increased interest in pick-up trucks and we may be seeing a move toward a stronger interest in station wagons (or shooting … [Read more...]

The Bespoke Ferrari Station Wagon: Forever Wandering The Earth, Will It Ever Find Love?

by Wallace Wyss - Some new to Ferraris think the FF was the first "station wagon" shape applied to a Ferrari. By the factory, yes, but there's been others by other coachbuilders. One I recall is back in the Sixties, there was a perfectly good … [Read more...]

This Aston Martin Shooting Brake Sells At Auction

by Mike - This unusual Aston Martin Shooting Brake was sold at the RM Southeby's auction in Monterey a few weeks ago. I am fascinated by the shooting brake style which looks great on the Aston Martin DB6 and I suspect the DB5 as well. It … [Read more...]