My Car Quest

December 11, 2017

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...]

A Royal Rolls (If Ever So Briefly….)

By Wallace Wyss I gotta admit, musta been my; sojourn working on the Sunset Strip from ’70-’72, fell in love with a lot of celebrity cars, including RR Silver Cloud dropheads (yes, that’s what they called their convertibles though that name … [Read more...]

Styling Analysis: The Bentley Electric Convertible Concept

by Wallace Wyss - It is not surprising that Bentley, at the Geneva Salon of 2017, in the second incarnation of the EXP 10 Speed Six concept, would bring us a convertible version, but it is surprising that it is an electrically powered one. … [Read more...]

Bentley EXP 10 Speed Six Concept Car Design Critique, One Scribe’s Humble Opinion

by Wallace Wyss - When you are building one of the most luxurious cars in the world, you have two audiences—the one that likes everything traditional, i.e. a gradual evolution of the existing design and then you have those who want the latest … [Read more...]

The 1999 Bentley Continental SC Is A Future Collector Car

Why is it collectable, you may ask? Because it’s a true Sedanca…. by Wallace Wyss - To a guy like me, from Detroit, who didn’t see Bentleys and Rollers until I came out to the West Coast in the ‘70s, I’m old school. I like the … [Read more...]

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