My Car Quest

September 20, 2017

Restomod, Pro-Touring, Replica Or Something Completely Different

by Mike - I suspect that, like me, many of you are attracted to the idea of creating a custom car that is suited to your own tastes and may run on modern mechanicals for a better and more reliable driving experience than the original or it may be … [Read more...]

Are Retro Tribute Cars A Good Thing?

by Wallace Wyss - A case in point is this car SP275 RW Competizione, built out of an F12 Berlinetta but fitted with the more powerful V12 engine and gearbox from the F12TDF. The buyer, whose initials are RW, always had a hankerin’ for the … [Read more...]

Concept Design Analysis: Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6

by Wallace Wyss - At the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, Mercedes unveiled a car called the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 (they seem determined to keep that name "Maybach" alive as their ultimate luxury model, though a Maybach marketed in … [Read more...]

Lamborghini Faena Coupé By Frua

by Mike - The Lamborghini Faena one-off concept by Pietro Frua was the only four-door Lamborghini in 1978. It looks a little like an Espada because it is based on a series 2 Espada which Frua stretched 7 inches to a total length of 18 … [Read more...]

A Beautiful VW Beetle From Down Under In California!

by Mike - A couple of years ago I took a drive to attend the San Luis Obispo Concours for the first time. It was quite a drive from Carmel but I ran into Charley Potts who brought two cars from the San Francisco Bay Area - an even further … [Read more...]

The Art Of The Classic Sports Car: Pace and Grace – Book Review

by Wallace Wyss - Title: The Art of the Classic Sports Car Pace and Grace Author: Stuart Codling Photography: James Mann Publisher: MBI Hardcover: 208 pages Publisher: Motorbooks (June 1, 2017) Language: English ISBN-10: … [Read more...]

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