My Car Quest

November 20, 2018

Spohn – Germany’s Kustom King

by Mike - The article about the Spohn Convertible that I said was ugly created a small controversy. Some readers left comments taking exception to my description. I wrote that this car was so ugly that I couldn’t look away. I found the … [Read more...]

The Big Mystery: One Two Seat Cadillac Is Missing

Hey it’s out there. I know it in my bones… by Wallace Wyss - I used to read a lot of mystery stories. The ones that fascinate me most are when they take place not in plush places like Beverly Hills but out in “flyover territory” where … [Read more...]

ArtCenter College of Design – Car Classic 2018

Like Old Home Week for Grads by Wallace Wyss - The ArtCenter College of design, situated high on a hill overlooking Pasadena, is famous for one thing—training a good proportion of the world’s car designers. They have changed themes … [Read more...]

John Fitch, A Cunningham C-4 And Two Movie Stars

by Mike - I was scanning through the book, "American Sports Car Racing in the 1950s" by Michael T. Lynch, William Edgar and Ron Parravano, when I spotted these two photos of John Fitch in a Cunningham C-4 racecar. These were taken at March … [Read more...]

A Short History Of The AC Ace Morphing Into The AC Shelby Cobra

by Wallace Wyss - Yes indeed sports fans, the AC Shelby Cobra did not spring out of the ground complete. It was in the beginning just an engine swap of a lumpen proletariat American made V8 into a successful British sports car. The … [Read more...]

Should We Expect Accuracy in Car Movies?

Is it Reasonable to Expect Dramas based on Real Life Events be Based on Real Life? Opinion by Wallace Wyss - We are led to believe, or hope anyway, that films based on historical events are written on the basis of extensive research. … [Read more...]

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