My Car Quest

June 27, 2016

The Psychedelic Cobra

They say if you can remember the Sixties, you weren’t there. by Wallace Wyss - I was, and I don’t actually remember hearing the name Tara Browne, or the Right Honorable Tara Browne to use the proper nomenclature. But, back then I did hear, … [Read more...]

The Trouble With Tributes

by Wallace Wyss - Oh, it’s certainly undeniably glorious when somebody rolls out a tribute car; or continuation car or whatever they want to call it. We get to see an example of our favorite car all dolled up, squeaky clean, ready … [Read more...]

A Car Guy’s Tales from Hollywood

Hey, take heart, this one could still have a happy ending… by Wallace Wyss - "Beneath the tinsel all you find is more tinsel." That, in essence, was the sum-up for some famous writer about Hollywood. Ask me, I can tell ya first … [Read more...]

Wally’s Favorite Concepts: The Ford Mach 2 – Did It Survive?

by Wallace Wyss - Back in 1964, Ford announced the mid-engined low slung race car, the GT40, and though its primary purpose was to win LeMans (which it did in 1966) the attempt to make a road car version was a flop. Oh, a few were sold but they … [Read more...]

Tom Meade: An Americano In Italia – Doing What All Of Us Wished We Could Do…

by Wallace Wyss - Fate is a funny thing. Sometimes you read about someone and never think you will meet them. Well, this is a guy I first heard about in Road & Track classifieds and later on I did run into him. He was one memorable character. … [Read more...]

The 1967 Ford Mach I Mustang: Where Racing Influenced The Breed (Even If Only The Prototype)

by Wallace Wyss - Even though in 1967 Ford had a good deal of irons in the fire with the ol’ Snakemeister, Carroll Shelby, the existence of this car without a hint of involvement by Shelby is proof to me that Ford had a Plan B; Ford Mustang … [Read more...]

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