My Car Quest

April 26, 2019

When Automotive Advertising Became Real

...for one brief shining moment... by Wallace Wyss - OK I’ll admit it. I was part and parcel of it in the beginning, back in the mid-‘60s, writing ads that gave scant attention to the mechanicals of a new car, trying to sell a car on … [Read more...]

More Airbag Problems

by Mike - Many things we do everyday involve some amount of risk and driving cars, riding motorcycles or flying in airplanes are no exceptions. Engineers invent products to reduce the risk and sometimes those products do not function properly. … [Read more...]

Fiction: Al’s Last Ride

This highway leads to the shadowy tip of reality: you're on a through route to the land of the different, the bizarre, the unexplainable...Go as far as you like on this road. Its limits are only those of mind itself. Ladies and Gentlemen, you're … [Read more...]

Event Review – The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance – 2019

Text by Wallace Wyss - Paintings by Wallace Wyss - Photographs by Richard Bartholomew - You don’t need a reason to go to La Jolla. A village perched on hills on the North edge of San Diego, it is one of the great destinations of … [Read more...]

How To Pronounce Porsche

by Mike - Does it make your ears hurt when you hear someone mispronounce a car name? One of the most popular sports cars in history, Porsche, has suffered from years of having its name mispronounced. This is perpetuated by movies and TV shows … [Read more...]

Airbags: From Life Savers to Killers on the Prowl

by Wallace Wyss - Remember when air bags were announced? Oh, we would still have seat belts, and there would still be a law to buckle them but the saving grace of every serious accident would be the air bag. Now the air bag has turned into our … [Read more...]