My Car Quest

November 19, 2017

Racecar Blog

Southern California Racing: Exotics To Low Budget Garage Projects

Text and photos by Richard Bartholomew - Across California and America there are companies like FastToysClub, Speed Ventures, Hooked on Driving and USCA (Ultimate Street Car Association) to name a few that are designed to let the average driver … [Read more...]

One I Missed: The Ferrari 288 GTO

by Wallace Wyss - Sometimes you see something and dismiss it only to regret decades later that you passed by something great. A case in point is the Ferrari 288 GTO. When I first saw it, at the Geneva Auto Salon in February 1984, I thought … [Read more...]

A Connoisseur’s Monterey Car Week

Wherein a motoring scribe describes four days in a motoring paradise… by Wallace Wyss - Four days is not enough. That became abundantly clear when you look how many activities are packed into Monterey Car week. As the parachute … [Read more...]

The Three Pointed Scraper (1961 Porsche 356B)

OK, it was weird, it was ugly, but it’s one that got away from Porsche - the Porsche 356B 2000GS Carrera 2 - by Wallace Wyss This is a tale both of triumph and of tragedy, yet we, as car collectors, can all learn from it. First of … [Read more...]

Porsche’s Grand Italian Experiment – 1960 and 1961 Porsche 356B Abarth GT/L

by Wallace Wyss - Now Porsche, as I have found out while researching the re-birth of my book Porsche 356 Photo Album, always liked to do things their own way. They had, at the beginning, Erwin Komenda, an Austrian who could design aerodynamic … [Read more...]

Book Review: Iso Bizzarrini, The Remarkable History Of A3/C 0222

by Mike - Title: Iso Bizzarrini, The Remarkable History Of A3/C 0222 Author: Richard Heseltine Binding: Hardbound, slip cased Pages: 128 Size: 11.25 in X 9.75 in Publisher: This book is part of the Exceptional Cars series published by Porter … [Read more...]

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