My Car Quest

March 22, 2019

Sports Cars and Classic Cars Blog

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...]

A Tribute To An Unknown Classic Car Owner

by Wallace Wyss - I don’t even know what the car was. I think it’s a Lotus Seventeen (but don’t take my word for that…I stand to be corrected). It was both smaller and lighter than the Eleven, with more full aero. It was designed … [Read more...]

1986 Aston Martin Vantage Zagato

When two famous names worked on a car together with less than stirring results. by Wallace Wyss - With the Sixties Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato, being one of the most beautiful cars of the Sixties, ya think that any Aston done by Zagato … [Read more...]

Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada – Rare Birds No. 2

by Mike - Below is a 5:34 video featuring a rare car that most of us do not see everyday or Rare Birds as I call them. This is Rare Birds No. 2 in this series (Rare Birds No. 1 is here). I owned this 1966 Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada (chassis no. … [Read more...]

Enzo Ferrari’s Birthday Ferrari Cruise-In At The Petersen Museum

A good show squeezed between rainstorms. by Wallace Wyss - Used to be you planned a car show in Los Angeles, it almost always went on. Rain was what, one week a year? Npt any more. As Enzo's birthday approached, the events people with … [Read more...]

Remembering the Porter Special, a Mercedes 300SL Hot Rod

by Wallace Wyss - When I was one and twenty, or thereabouts, I bought an old Mercedes. It was a Gullwing 300SL. I heard about it from a car designer at GM who was restoring one. He didn’t want to sell his but said he had an old roommate up in … [Read more...]