My Car Quest

December 11, 2017

Hot Rod Engines

by Mike - The engine is a very important element of the hot rod and there are almost as many different hot rod engines as their are hot rod designs. With all of the engine choices it is common for the engines to be mixed up with the car … [Read more...]

The Concept Car That Went Through War

by Wallace Wyss - I think I was born as a barn finder. Even before I knew that there was an occupation of “barn finder” I was spotting cars in magazines and filing them away mentally as future cars to look for. Take the Plymouth XNR show … [Read more...]

The Mercer Cobra By Virgil Exner

When a great Detroit designer dared to redesign the Cobra...the result was the Mercer Cobra by Wallace Wyss - Just about everything about old Cobras is solid gold, value wise. Which makes you kinda wonder about this car that … [Read more...]

Interesting Collector Cars For Less Than $50k USD-Jensen Interceptor

by Mike - Previously we have featured the Porsche 928 and the Datsun 510 Sedan as examples of collector cars that can be had for less than $50,000 USD. The Jensen Interceptor is submitted for your consideration. Jensen Interceptor … [Read more...]

Appreciating The Classic Karmann Ghia

by Wallace Wyss - Of all the cars I’ve owned, which includes two Mercedes 300SL Gullwings, a Ferrari GTC/4, a Ferrari 308GTS, etc... the one I miss most is the 1971 Karmann Ghia convertible. Why? Because it was dirt cheap to run, and … [Read more...]

Chrysler’s Anti-Cobra:The Ghia 450SS

not really the same market... by Wallace Wyss - Well, on paper the Ghia 450SS was the same idea—you take a shop over in Europe and you ship them an American V8 engine and transmission and stuff it into a chassis made over there and body it … [Read more...]

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