My Car Quest

October 23, 2018

Should We Expect Accuracy in Car Movies?

Is it Reasonable to Expect Dramas based on Real Life Events be Based on Real Life? Opinion by Wallace Wyss - We are led to believe, or hope anyway, that films based on historical events are written on the basis of extensive research. … [Read more...]

Did I Inspire The Replica Cobra Movement?

by Wallace Wyss - So I was going along he freeway sometime around ’70 to ’72 (memory fogs over) and I am in a Toyota and ahead of me is a 427 Cobra, red with white sidepipes. I began to chase it. We zoom in and out of traffic, my Toyota hard put … [Read more...]

The AC Cobra Mk. IV

The most fun was the Angliss-Shelby fight - in the pages of CAR magazine… by Wallace Wyss - The AC Cobra, as most Cobra fans know, was developed from the AC 2.6 which was a later model developed from the AC Ace, which had gone into production … [Read more...]

Event Report: The Shelby American Club Los Angeles Car Show

Raw horsepower at its finest…. by Wallace Wyss - The Los Angeles branch of the Shelby American Car Club had its annual fall show on September 15, 2018, but this time it wasn’t on the Santa Monica pier as in years past, but at a Shelby … [Read more...]

Will A Hit Movie About Carroll Shelby Increase The Value Of All Things Shelby?

We generally do not write about future trends, but this Shelby movie is generating such interest that our frequent contributor Wallace Wyss sent in this opinion. - Ed. by Wallace Wyss - In a word, yes (Shelby stuff will … [Read more...]

Hollywood Considers Carroll Shelby Bio (Again) – UPDATED

by Wallace Wyss - A new team is intent on visualizing the drama of long distance racing in a new movie about Texas chicken-farmer-turned-race-driver Carroll Shelby. The Texan failed in raising chickens in the early '50s and took up sports … [Read more...]

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