My Car Quest

December 14, 2017

The Four Rotor Wankel Chevy Corvette Fib

Wherein our contributing historian is surprised to find a fib still being perpetuated... by Wallace Wyss - History is, well, history. Until it’s bent for nefarious reasons. The Wankel Chevy Corvette is one of those stories. I … [Read more...]

The Cadillac Allante: There Was Many A Slip Twixt The Cup And The Lip On The Way To An All-Italian Design For GM….

by Wallace Wyss - William L. Mitchell was the heir apparent to General Motors' first director of design, Harley Earl. Mitchell had the same sort of showmanship as his former boss, even dressed the same, and, like Earl, even drove one-off … [Read more...]

The Big Scoop (GM’s Wankel Mid-Engined Corvette)

by Wallace Wyss I’ll never forget the Big Scoop. The way I got this advance story ahead of the rest of the press started out with a photo shoot. I was out at Cranbrook, a private high school northwest of Detroit, shooting a 1964 Ferrari Lusso … [Read more...]

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