My Car Quest

August 21, 2019

DeTomaso: The Man and His Machines – The Story of a Book

by Wallace Wyss - This is not a new book. It is instead a story of how a book came about and what happened to it before it (almost) disappeared into the sands of time. I had been working for David and Linda Adler in Huntington Beach, … [Read more...]

The Bonhams Auction In Carmel During Monterey Car Week Has A Delectable Porsche

by Wallace Wyss - Car auctions are a little like Broadway plays. You want to see who’s familiar in the cast before you go there. Fortunately most of the auction companies having auctions during Monterey Car Week have a computer presence and you … [Read more...]

The Fraud of General Motor’s Rotary Engined Mid-Engined Prototypes

The big news about the new mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette brings out memories of other mid-engine Corvette designs. Our Wallace Wyss shares his experience with the General Motors attempt at trying to design a rotary engine for the Corvette. He also … [Read more...]

Gooding Has A Prototype For Auction During Monterey Car Week

by Wallace Wyss - I write about a lot of Italian prototypes. But how do you find these cars? It’s not easy, sometimes a barn hunter will hunt for years. But in this case they are offering one already done, a car with great potential. … [Read more...]

Interview Of A Corvette Super Salesman

Interview by Wallace Wyss - There is such a thing as being in the right place at the right time. Well, I'm here to tell ya that Mike Furman of Criswell Chevrolet in Gaithersberg, MD appears to be in that situation. A Corvette salesman for … [Read more...]

2020 Lotus Evija: A 1,972-HP, $2.1 Million Electric Hypercar

But is there really a market for such an expensive electric car? by Wallace Wyss - Lotus, now owned by the Chinese, believes there is no ceiling on exotic car prices. Hence their latest offering the Evija, is an over-the-top car on the … [Read more...]