My Car Quest

February 20, 2019

1962 El Tiburon Roadster (The Shark) – A Fiberglass Classic

by Mike - Industrial designer Henry Covington of St. Petersburg, Florida set out in the early 1960s to build a car based on the aerodynamic principles of Dr. Augustus Raspet, a noted aerodynamics expert. The result was the 1962 El Tiburon … [Read more...]

Jack Thompson ’27 Ford Model T Roadster Sold (Shirt Not Included)

by Mike - I have never seen this hot rod in person but I do have the shirt! How many cars have their very own limited edition embroidered silk shirt? I don't know the answer but I suspect that it is not many. This shirt is the Limited … [Read more...]

Petersen Museum To Celebrate Shelby In January

by Wallace Wyss - It is fitting that the Petersen Automotive Museum will be having not one but two Shelby events early in the year 2019 because Robert E. Petersen, founder of Petersen Publishing, with his magazines like Motor Trend and … [Read more...]

The Quick, The Crashed, The Lost And The Found Bizzarrini GT 5300

by Mike - A friend of mine (a long time Bizzarrini GT 5300 owner) who occasionally hung out with Carey Loftin (the movie stunt man) and Max Balchowsky (the racecar builder) told me that it was impossible to tell who owned which car because … [Read more...]

Happy Thanksgiving America!

by Mike - Today is the eighth anniversary of My Car Quest and this is the 1,888th post according to my official counter. There have been more but I have deleted a few that were obsolete or I just did not like them anymore. Thank you all for … [Read more...]

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...]

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