My Car Quest

August 21, 2017

Archives for November 2011

This Jaguar Was Once Owned By Steve McQueen – Twice

by Mike -  Why would Steve McQueen sell this 1956 Jaguar XKSS if he loved it so much? It is believed that he received so many speeding tickets that he decided to sell this beauty. After all it is a race car that is street legal and I … [Read more...]

Grilles Come In All Shapes and Sizes – Part 1

by Mike - The purpose of the front grille is to allow air flow into the engine compartment and maybe the passenger compartment. The grille also plays a major role in the looks of the car and car designers have used the grille design as a key … [Read more...]

The Art of Scaglietti

by Mike - Sergio Scaglietti died on November 20, 2011 at the age of 91. He was a great car designer and coach builder who was inextricably linked to Ferrari and was responsible for the styling of many of Ferrari's great race cars of the 1950s and … [Read more...]

New Comments On European Style with American Muscle

by Mike -  Recently when I attended the first Automotive Authors Book Signing at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles I met Matt Stone the well known automotive journalists and long time editor at Motor Trend. He read my book, European … [Read more...]

Happy Thanksgiving – One Year For My Car Quest

by Mike - Today is the one year anniversary of publishing My Car Quest. I am thankful to you readers who continue to support me. It has been fun and I hope to be here next year getting better at this along the way. Pictures by Rebecca … [Read more...]

My Books Are On Sale Until December 14

by Mike - My books European Style with American Muscle, Iso Car Literature and Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada Owner's Manual Reproduction are now reduced by 25% by the publisher, until December 14 (to a maximum of $50.00 total). Just in time for the … [Read more...]

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