My Car Quest

June 17, 2019

Ford v. Ferrari – The Trailer: An Enthusiast’s Review

by Wallace Wyss - Yes, there are even reviews of trailers. Why? Well, here on My Car Quest (and other car sites) because this is shaping up to be an important movie to car enthusiasts, actually to two separate groups--the rah-rah-America-wins … [Read more...]

The Mystery Cobra Still Confounds Historians – AC MA200

by Wallace Wyss - Now some historians lay into A.C. Cars Ltd, the fabricators of the Cobra, saying they were crude builders, with no finesse, no modern engineering. Some of that’s true. But there is one prototype that is out and … [Read more...]

First “Ford v. Ferrari” Movie Images Released

by Wallace Wyss - The first images from one of the most anticipated racing films are leaking out or maybe given away and there’s several stories on the net now about the new feature from Fox, via Disney Ford v. Ferrari. This is the one … [Read more...]

Event Report: The 7th Annual Shelby Tribute

Gardena, CA May 5, 2019 Text and photos by Wallace Wyss - I hafta say that, having been somewhat around Shelby American back in the day (first visit 1965) I remember what it was like then. And it’s the same now, enthusiasm for the cars … [Read more...]

A Might Have Been Corvette Beater: Ford’s Cougar II Concept

by Wallace Wyss - Ya wonder, back when Shelby got Ford bankrolling him to make the Cobra a production car, if Chevy was worried. They had their Corvette in production since 1953 and still weren’t making any money on it. All they needed was some … [Read more...]

The First Shelby Cobra

Yes, Shelby’s family sold it. by Wallace Wyss - I suppose a lot of inventors sell the first of something they create but you gotta hand it to Carroll Shelby, he hung onto that first Cobra through thick and thin. Did Henry Ford keep the … [Read more...]