My Car Quest

June 18, 2019

Pebble Beach News: The Real Blue Train Bentley to Make an Appearance This Year

Plus it's better looking doppelganger... by Wallace Wyss - In days of old, there were a lot of ways to measure how fast a car was. One way was if it could beat a train that was well known to cover a certain point to another certain point in a … [Read more...]

Is This A 1956 Bentley R-Type Continental by H. J. Mulliner?

by Mike - I saw this stunning Bentley in the parking lot of a local restaurant recently in between rain storms. What a beauty it is - I had to do some research to try and figure out the model and year. Most cars of this caliber are seen … [Read more...]

This Bentley Continental SC Sold at RM Sotheby’s In Arizona

by Mike - The quite knowledgable Wallace Wyss wrote here in September 2016 that The 1999 Bentley Continental SC Is A Future Collector Car. He was right - RM Sotheby's sold this 2000 Bentley Continental SC at their recent Arizona auction … [Read more...]

The New 2019 Bentley GTC – A Design Critique

by Wallace Wyss - OK, I was invited to a Bentley dealer showing but didn’t go because it wouldn’t involve driving and what’s a Bentley 12-cylinder convertible for if not for driving? Anyway judging on the pictures, they did not have … [Read more...]

The Sad Story Of The Slab-Sided Bentley And The Norwegian Who Thunk It Up….

by Wallace Wyss - Now it is every car buff’s dream to design a car right? And this particular Bentley is really a classic for the Ages. One of the last true Bentleys, I contend. But the sad part is that the guy that designed it came … [Read more...]

Divining Character In A Bespoke Bentley

Case in point, Gary Wales and his “Black Prince” Bentley. by Wallace Wyss - Gary Wales is a dreamer. But one difference between Wales and most car lovers is that he builds the cars he dreams about. His 1938 Bentley, chassis B … [Read more...]