My Car Quest

May 6, 2016

Golden Oldies – Engineers, Cars And Music

by Mike - Giotto Bizzarrini will turn 90 on June 6. Below is a video celebrating some of his creations. Play the video on full screen and turn up the sound. The music does not interrupt the engine sounds. Happy … [Read more...]

An Apology To Gary Wales About His Bentley From Wallace Wyss

by Wallace Wyss - Now there is, I dare say, no more bombastic a person in the old car biz than Gary Wales of Woodland Hills, California. I have known him for decades, and always like basking in his shadow as he recounts yet another tale from … [Read more...]

Photos From The 2016 California Mille

by Mike - The California Mille was started by Martin Swig and a few of his friends, some of who are no longer around, unfortunately, including Mr Swig who died in 2012. The event began on San Francisco’s Nob Hill where the cars were parked in … [Read more...]

Tom Meade: An Americano In Italia – Doing What All Of Us Wished We Could Do…

by Wallace Wyss - Fate is a funny thing. Sometimes you read about someone and never think you will meet them. Well, this is a guy I first heard about in Road & Track classifieds and later on I did run into him. He was one memorable character. … [Read more...]

1979 Maserati Kyalami For Sale

by Mike - Named for the Kyalami Grand Prix Circuit in South Africa where a Maserati powered Cooper T81 driven by Pedro Rodríguez won the Grand Prix in 1967. Derived from the De Tomaso Longchamp (after De Tomaso had acquired Maserati) but much … [Read more...]

The 1967 Ford Mach I Mustang: Where Racing Influenced The Breed (Even If Only The Prototype)

by Wallace Wyss - Even though in 1967 Ford had a good deal of irons in the fire with the ol’ Snakemeister, Carroll Shelby, the existence of this car without a hint of involvement by Shelby is proof to me that Ford had a Plan B; Ford Mustang … [Read more...]

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