My Car Quest

June 24, 2018

Book Review: Shelby American Up Close and Behind the Scenes

Book Review by Wallace Wyss - Title: Shelby American Up Close and Behind the Scenes: The Venice Years 1962-1965 (2017) Author: Dave Friedman Hardcover: 240 pages Publisher: Motorbooks First edition: (September 12, 2017) Language: … [Read more...]

The Hudson River Shelby Cobra

wherein a 427 Cobra spends mucho time in a murky river before being rediscovered... by Wallace Wyss - The story starts March 3, 1968 when a red 427 Cobra was seen on Route 5 between Schenectady and Albany, New York. The driver, even … [Read more...]

Ford vs Ferrari A TV Story?

by Wallace Wyss - It was announced in mid-October that Channing Tatum , an actor and producer, will produce a TV series about rival carmakers Ferrari and Ford with Peter Dinklage, also an actor. I don’t know which of the two will be on screen or … [Read more...]

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...]

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