My Car Quest

September 21, 2019

The Fraud of General Motor’s Rotary Engined Mid-Engined Prototypes

The big news about the new mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette brings out memories of other mid-engine Corvette designs. Our Wallace Wyss shares his experience with the General Motors attempt at trying to design a rotary engine for the Corvette. He also … [Read more...]

Interview Of A Corvette Super Salesman

Interview by Wallace Wyss - There is such a thing as being in the right place at the right time. Well, I'm here to tell ya that Mike Furman of Criswell Chevrolet in Gaithersberg, MD appears to be in that situation. A Corvette salesman for … [Read more...]

2020 Corvette: Yes Virginia, There is a 2020 Corvette Convertible

And, surprise, surprise, it’s a hardtop convertible. by Wallace Wyss - I don’t know why I thought they would do a soft top. But let’s face it, soft top (colloquially known as ragtops) cars are history. Automakers keep offering them, … [Read more...]

Editorial: Ferrari SP3JC Custom – Looks Like A Corvette?

by Wallace Wyss - Say it aint’ so, Joe. I look at this picture of the latest one-off Ferrari, the SP3JC (sounds like the type number of an industrial drill) and damn if it doesn’t look like a Corvette. Not even a new Corvette, just … [Read more...]

Welcome To World Class: The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette

The 2020 Corvette will, I predict, hand Ferrari it’s head. by Wallace Wyss - It is apparent now that the 2020 Corvette, to be announced in mid-July, will be mid-engine. That is significant on several accounts but the principle reason it … [Read more...]

The Restomod Trend

by Mike - The trend toward restomods is accelerating. The recent Barrett-Jackson auction in Arizona featured a few hundred restomods and some of those sold for more than a fully authentic restored model. I suspect that, like me, many of you … [Read more...]