My Car Quest

May 25, 2019

Giotto Bizzarrini: The Great Engineer

by Phillip Bingham - He was fired by Enzo Ferrari for his role in a failed ‘Palace Revolt’, fought back by trying to out-do Ferraris on road and track, briefly produced cars under his own name before being swindled into bankruptcy, and ended his … [Read more...]

How A Hong Kong Man Satisfied His Boy Racer Urge By Commissioning The Ferrari P80/C

by Wallace Wyss - Ferrari not only sells breathtakingly sensual sports cars but, hey, if you have the money and want something a little different than the net bloke what walks in the showroom, you commission something special. Now I don’t … [Read more...]

Observations on “The Egg”: 1950 Ferrari 166 MM/212 Export “Uovo”

by Wallace Wyss - Now I’d like to preface my capsule history of this car, aka The Egg, with the remark that: beauty does not guarantee a big sales price, nor does a big name coachbuilder. In this case the Ferrari in question was ugly as sin … [Read more...]

When Detroit’s Magic Duo Brought European Glam To American Tin…

by Wallace Wyss - Being a child of the Midwest, I didn't see many sports cars. Oh, I knew there were Jag-U-Ars and Furr-arris but just didn't see them. But then in the early '60s, Pontiac ads started showing American cars in European … [Read more...]

My Experience With The California Lemon Law

by Mike Gulett - The California Lemon Law is intended to protect customers from defective and unrepairable vehicles that are still under the original manufactures warranty. Subsequent owners to the original owner are protected as well as long as … [Read more...]

Vantage Magazine – The DB7 Anniversary

by Mike Gulett - In January of this year I was contacted by Peter Tomalin the managing editor of Vantage Magazine, an independent Aston Martin magazine in the U.K. He wanted to use some of my photos from my 2000 trip to the Aston Martin … [Read more...]