My Car Quest

April 26, 2019

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...]

Aston Martin Race Car With Italian Coachwork To Cross The Block In Monterey

by Wallace Wyss - When I look over my Big Mistakes in barn finding, I remember visiting a guy in Palos Verdes, California maybe 30 years ago that had an Aston Martin DB4GTZ and it was a stunning car, perfectly restored, with coachwork by … [Read more...]

Hood Scoops – Car Art With A Purpose

by Mike - A hood scoop allows air to flow into the engine compartment either to help cool the engine or to deliver cooler air to the engine air intake which can improve performance because cooler air is denser than warmer air. And engines like … [Read more...]

Design Critique: Aston Martin DB11 Convertible

After a walk around I hereby pronounce it as a Ferrari beater (looks-wise). Text by Wallace Wyss - photographs by Richard Bartholomew You kind of wonder, of late, where Aston Martin is going. Do they in fact, have a direction that’s in … [Read more...]

Restomod, Pro-Touring, Replica Or Something Completely Different

by Mike - I suspect that, like me, many of you are attracted to the idea of creating a custom car that is suited to your own tastes and may run on modern mechanicals for a better and more reliable driving experience than the original or it may be … [Read more...]

Interesting Collector Cars For Less Than $50k USD-Aston Martin DB7 Vantage – V12 Coupe

by Mike - Aston Martin DB7 Vantage - V12 Coupe Produced from 1994 to 2004 the Aston Martin DB7 was the highest volume Aston Martin made up to that time with 7,000 in total made, more than all other Aston Martins combined I was … [Read more...]