My Car Quest

March 19, 2019

Sports Cars and Classic Cars Blog

Buick Wildcat II – Harley’s Good Idea That Came to Naught…

by Wallace Wyss - Harley Earl the 6’ 6” dynamo from Hollywood who was GM’s first director of styling (he called it the Art and Colour section) had a grand plan around 1952. That was to make not only the two seater Corvette but hell, go all the … [Read more...]

A Green Ferrari 275 GTB NART Spider

by Mike - The Ferrari 275 GTB/4 (4-cam) is one of the best sports cars of all time. So, imagine how much greater it would be if it were also a convertible? That is exactly what Luigi Chinetti was thinking when he asked Enzo Ferrari to … [Read more...]

Fiction: Bobbi and the Berlinetta

by Wallace and Warren Wyss - In the beginning, Bobbi just wanted to keep Forrester, her one and only husband, happy. Forrester was an engineer, and even before they were married, Bobbi realized engineers were numbers types, not big on showing … [Read more...]

In love With A Car I Have Yet To See…The Austin A90 Atlantic

by Wallace Wyss - How does one explain love? I won’t go into the biology imperatives of humans, but as far as cars, there is a certain thing I am looking for—a homage to the early days of ‘50s aero—and I think I have found a car I could … [Read more...]

Counterfeit Cars

Caveat emptor, let the buyer beware, is important in the collector car world... by Mike - When a classic car model reaches a value level where creating a counterfeit can be profitable, dishonest people may take dishonest action by passing … [Read more...]

Kit Car Super Car – The Sterling

by Mike - In the 1950s the invention of fiberglass allowed this new light weight, low cost material to be used for car bodies. This combined with the success of the Volkswagen Beetle over the next couple of decades and we see the growth of the … [Read more...]