My Car Quest

October 21, 2018

Did I Inspire The Replica Cobra Movement?

by Wallace Wyss - So I was going along he freeway sometime around ’70 to ’72 (memory fogs over) and I am in a Toyota and ahead of me is a 427 Cobra, red with white sidepipes. I began to chase it. We zoom in and out of traffic, my Toyota hard put … [Read more...]

Badges – We Need Badges

by Mike - Car badges are created to commemorate various car events such as rallies, races, concours d'elegance and other events. These event badges are given to participants and are not sold to the public. Some badges are meant to be … [Read more...]

Should Car Design Firms Copy Classic Designs?

The Toff's Travels - Editorial by Wallace Wyss - When Deny Behar, once of Lotus, proposed recently that his new firm, Ares Design, make a lookalike body of the fabled Ferrari 250 GTO and make it available for rebodying modern Ferraris, … [Read more...]

Ferrari Pinin From 1980

by Mike - Walking across the lawn at The Quail, A Motor Sport Gathering this past August I saw this unusual Ferrari in the distance and at first I thought it was a Ferrari 400. But after getting closer I realized it was something I had not seen … [Read more...]

All In The Family – Iso Rivolta GT

by Buddy Pepp - In addition to being a loving father and mentor, my father had a passion for automobiles. No, he was not a collector. He enjoyed owning exotic cars as his daily drivers. Growing up, my father had Ford woodies, a 1955 T-bird with a … [Read more...]

The AC Cobra Mk. IV

The most fun was the Angliss-Shelby fight - in the pages of CAR magazine… by Wallace Wyss - The AC Cobra, as most Cobra fans know, was developed from the AC 2.6 which was a later model developed from the AC Ace, which had gone into production … [Read more...]

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