My Car Quest

September 22, 2019

Los Angeles Shelby Club Celebrates Ford v. Ferrari Movie With Gathering At Former Shelby Headquarters

by Wallace Wyss - Carroll Shelby once had a Goodyear racing tire shop in Gardena tucked into a corner where the Interstate 110 and 405 freeways meet. Each year for the last several years, there’s been a gathering of Shelby fans sponsored … [Read more...]

Stretching The Boundaries of Automotive Art

by Wallace Wyss - Maybe they aren't "new" as "new on the scene" but, as a fine artist myself, I perceive tastes are changing in automotive art--the term has now expanded to include some of these sub-categories, some of which I list here: … [Read more...]

A ”Shoebox” Ford Custom Car Blows Me Away

One design critic’s opinion of a very well done Ford custom. by Wallace Wyss - Some detail photographs by Richard Bartholomew, other photographs by Wallace Wyss - Now sometimes, in California, they mix and match at a concours. So it … [Read more...]

The Benedict Castle Concours, Riverside, CA – March 2019

Text by Wallace Wyss - Photography by Richard Bartholomew - It pays for a concours to have a "hook," something unusual about it, and I hafta say that the Hook of the Benedict Castle Concours held each Spring in the Inland Empire is the … [Read more...]

Mystery Car: Did Ford Sell The 1995 Ford GT90 Concept And, If So, Why?

by Wallace Wyss - Way back, before the ’05-’06 Ford GT production car, there was another mid-engined Ford GT concept. That car was ultra modern, and ironically designed by Camilo Pardo, the same bloke what did the ’05-’06. It had a … [Read more...]