My Car Quest

May 26, 2019

“Ferrari vs.Ford” Promised Theme of Wyss Art at Concorso

by Mike Gulett - Frequent My Car Quest contributor Wallace Wyss has announced that, at his Art & Books booth at Concorso Italiano August 19th in Seaside, just North of Monterey, he has chosen the theme of "Ferrari vs. Ford." Each … [Read more...]

Giotto Bizzarrini: The Great Engineer

by Phillip Bingham - He was fired by Enzo Ferrari for his role in a failed ‘Palace Revolt’, fought back by trying to out-do Ferraris on road and track, briefly produced cars under his own name before being swindled into bankruptcy, and ended his … [Read more...]

How A Hong Kong Man Satisfied His Boy Racer Urge By Commissioning The Ferrari P80/C

by Wallace Wyss - Ferrari not only sells breathtakingly sensual sports cars but, hey, if you have the money and want something a little different than the net bloke what walks in the showroom, you commission something special. Now I don’t … [Read more...]

Observations on “The Egg”: 1950 Ferrari 166 MM/212 Export “Uovo”

by Wallace Wyss - Now I’d like to preface my capsule history of this car, aka The Egg, with the remark that: beauty does not guarantee a big sales price, nor does a big name coachbuilder. In this case the Ferrari in question was ugly as sin … [Read more...]

A ”Shoebox” Ford Custom Car Blows Me Away

One design critic’s opinion of a very well done Ford custom. by Wallace Wyss - Some detail photographs by Richard Bartholomew, other photographs by Wallace Wyss - Now sometimes, in California, they mix and match at a concours. So it … [Read more...]

The Artistry Of The Weber Carburetor

An artist in love with Webers. Text and art by Wallace Wyss - As a fine artist, I mostly am drawn to the shape of a car; its form, particularly as viewed in early morning light, when the sun “paints with light” the shape of the car. … [Read more...]