My Car Quest

January 23, 2017

Autonomous Cars – Question No. 5

by Mike - Wallace Wyss, a frequent contributor, is sending yes his last question about what can we expect from autonomous cars when they "take over" around 2020. THE SCENARIO You are a passenger in a fully autonomous car--no steering wheel, … [Read more...]

Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Madness of Crowds

by Mike - As we enter the 2017 collector car auction season with the Arizona auctions going on now I thought it would be a good time to republish this interesting observation of human behavior (published here on February 10, 2014 and … [Read more...]

Asbestos In Older Cars – How To Protect Yourself

by Virgil Anderson - Asbestos is a scary word for people who know how dangerous it can be. Exposure to this natural mineral can, over many decades, lead to serious illnesses. People who worked around asbestos without appropriate protective … [Read more...]

Paolo Stanzani A Pioneer At Lamborghini Has Died At Age 81

by Mike - Below is a history of Paolo Stanzani from the Lamborghini web site. Paolo Stanzani was born in Bologna on July 20, 1936. After completing his degree in Mechanical Engineering at Bologna University in 1961, he joined Automobili … [Read more...]

Arizona Concours d’Elegance – Splendor On The Grass

by Wallace Wyss - There is, of course, the Scottsdale auctions that kick off the “car collecting season" each year. The nice thing about Scottsdale is that it could be snowing in Detroit and New York but sunny and warm in Arizona. Not … [Read more...]

The Rare Ford OSI 20m TS Coupe

Text and photos by Jörg Valentin - When I saw this car for the first time in a photo, I decided that I must have one. But where to find one for sale? There are only about 120 examples worldwide. So, I started my search and by luck I found, in an … [Read more...]

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