My Car Quest

January 24, 2019

Sports Cars and Classic Cars Blog

The Iso Lele – The Last Iso GT

This year is the 50th anniversary of the introduction of the Iso Lele - the last car designed by Iso. A version of this article was first published in September 2015. by Mike - The Iso Lele was the replacement for the aging Rivolta GT … [Read more...]

French Cars In America

This would have been posted yesterday if not for a major storm in California that hit with high winds blowing down fences and trees accompanied by a lot of rain - my power was off for about six hours - Mike Op Ed: Let’s declare all is … [Read more...]

Focus On An Artist: Larry Fuentes, Mendocino, CA

by Wallace Wyss - So I’m in Mendocino, a little village on the West Coast about 3 hours drive North of San Francisco and I go into a bar, one of those old western bars that should have a swinging gates to enter, and I see this guy arrive in … [Read more...]

The Italian Mustang – The Qvale Mangusta

Some great names involved but the product was drek… by Wallace Wyss - It seemed like old times. Here you had Kjell Qvale, a successful car dealer in San Francisco, and here he had Alejandro de Tomaso, a successful car builder in Italy. A … [Read more...]

Event Report: The Petersen Shelby Show

by Wallace Wyss - At the Shelby tribute on January 5 and 6, 2019 at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles (hampered mightily on cruise-in day by an overnight rain), one question was answered definitively, that question being: Will the … [Read more...]

“Distressed” Is In…This Cobra Is In

A 427 Cobra that is shown with all its barn find patina... by Wallace Wyss - I am currently developing some clothing that consists of weathered looking, i.e., “distressed” jackets. Maybe the best customer will be a guy with … [Read more...]

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