My Car Quest

July 22, 2019

Sports Cars and Classic Cars Blog

2020 Corvette: Our Design Critic Rates The New Mid-Engine Corvette

by Wallace Wyss - This design critique of the new 2020 mid-engine Corvette was made from public relations photos released July 18, 2019 by Chevrolet some of which are shown here. This is subject to revision when the author sees the car in … [Read more...]

An Artist’s Discovery of Streamline Moderne Classic Car Designs

Text and art by Wallace Wyss - Automotive artists tend to pick their era. They like ‘50s cars, they don’t like prewar cars, they like hot rods, they don’t like sports cars. But I as a latecomer to the fine art world (for 40 years I was an … [Read more...]

The Jaguar Pirana by Bertone Is Up For Auction In Monterey

by Mike Gulett - This unique concept car is a blend of Italian styling (Bertone) with British chassis and power (Jaguar) and is up for auction in Monterey in August 2019 by RM Sotheby's. 1967 Jaguar Pirana by Bertone The Bertone … [Read more...]

Bentley’s Electric Coupe – The EXP 100 GT Concept Car

More elegant than a Tesla but maybe it will hit the market at 8 times the price... by Wallace Wyss - The EXP 100 GT is Bentley's latest concept car. They are talking of this for the year 2035 but I think it's 2025 if they want to get it on … [Read more...]

Monterey News: Automotive Fine Arts Society Tent At Pebble Beach Is No More

But there will be plenty of other places to buy car art... by Wallace Wyss - The Automotive Fine Arts Society (AFAS) tent with hardwood floors is still there right on the same green as the vaunted Pebble Beach concours but alas, they lost … [Read more...]

The Fabled Ferrari 250 GTO

A Look at the Series 2 GTO by Wallace Wyss - You can see why Chez Pininfarina hated the Series I Ferrari GTO. Because that damn engineer Giotto Bizzarrini, who created the car from the short wheelbase 250GT without a stylist per se. The order … [Read more...]