My Car Quest

February 1, 2023

Event Report: Friends of Steve McQueen Car and Motorcycle Show, Chino Hills, CA June 1st, 2019

by Wallace Wyss - Photos by Richard Bartholomew - Now I gotta admit, I as much as anyone in my age group (over 50 is all I’ll admit to) I am a fan of Steve McQueen. Not so much for his acting chops but for the purposefulness of … [Read more...]

The Quick, The Crashed, The Lost And The Found Bizzarrini GT 5300

by Mike Gulett - A friend of mine (a long time Bizzarrini GT 5300 owner) who occasionally hung out with Carey Loftin (the movie stunt man) and Max Balchowsky (the racecar builder) told me that it was impossible to tell who owned which car … [Read more...]

A Fringe Factor: Evaluating The Celebrity Car’s Appeal

I like it, most of the time… by Wallace Wyss - When the publisher and editor of My Car Quest began talking about other cars he was thinking of buying, I didn’t see much reference to the appeal of the celebrity car. … [Read more...]

Determining A Classic Car Value Is Tricky

by Mike - With the Arizona auctions just finished collectors are evaluating the condition of the collector car market and every collector car publication is opining on the subject of classic car value trends. I will likely do so later in the week … [Read more...]

Cars And A Truck From The McQueen Collection At Auction

by Mike - There are two former Steve McQueen vehicles coming up for auction in the next two weeks. The first is a Chevrolet pickup truck used mostly for camping and the second is a Mercedes sedan that is reported to have been his daily driver … [Read more...]

Car Of The Day – 1971 Porsche 911T Coupe

by Mike - Here is yet another Steve McQueen Porsche 911 for sale at the Christie's auction, The Exceptional Sale, on November 4 in Paris. This Porsche 911T, is one of several Porsche 911s used in the making of the McQueen racing movie, "Le … [Read more...]