My Car Quest

December 6, 2016

Carroll Shelby: A Legend Remembered

by Wallace Wyss - I used to believe that, given enough different talents involved, a great car can be created. Now I believe that it takes one dominant figure to make a great car; someone who has the force of will to override all … [Read more...]

The 1966 Shelby GT350 – This Would Be A Cool Car To Own

by Mike - The 1965 Shelby GT350 Mustang is a milestone car for many reasons and the 1966 model may be a better street driver. Both the 1965 and 1966 have a top level collectability rating, with the 1966 version going for prices that are half (or … [Read more...]

The Mid-Engine (Almost) AC Shelby

The Almost Superstar: How two Californians invented a car that almost made it into production…. by Wallace Wyss - Ya gotta admit, in the performance car world, Carroll Shelby was an inspiration to many. Here’s the basic formula for his … [Read more...]

Two Legends At Odds: Why Is It That A Ferrari 250 GTO Is Worth Six Times More Than A Shelby Cobra Daytona?

by Wallace Wyss - Just for the fun of it, let’s compare two icons of front-engined sports cars from the Sixties. One was borne out of a long tradition of building competitive sports cars, cars that took the 24 Hours of LeMans, cars that … [Read more...]

First Cobra Ever Made To Go Up For Auction In Monterey

by Wallace Wyss - Say it ain’t so, Joe. I guess not. It is so. The first Cobra ever made, CSX2000, is going up for auction by RM Sotheby's in Monterey. The CSX by the way refers to "Carroll Shelby Experimental". This is the … [Read more...]

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...]

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