My Car Quest

January 19, 2018

Fourteen Reasons Why A Collector Car Is Desirable

by Mike - Since I spent the day celebrating Thanksgiving I did not put together a new post. I thought you might like to read this one which was originally published in November 2014. It is related to the recent Wallace Wyss post on the … [Read more...]

Ferrari And The SUV?

One emphatic vote for "Yes"! by Wallace Wyss - Sergio Marchionne head of Fiat Chrysler, said in remarks to the New York Stock Exchange Oct. 9th something to the effect of Ferrari will make an SUV. Now I know the traditionalists … [Read more...]

A Ferrari Hot Rod – The Gatto – Custom Coachwork At Its Best

by Mike - What motivates someone to design and then build, or have built, a fully custom car like the Strale Daytona 6000GT Prototype (Iso Daytona)? Or the 1933 Ford Roadster Like No Other? Whatever the motivation is I like it and it … [Read more...]

Looking Back: The Ferrari Daytona Spyder

by Wallace Wyss - I consider the Ferrari 365 GTB/4 Daytona to be sort of a last exercise in chutzpah for ol’ Enzo. After all, Lamborghini had already introduced the mid-engine Miura, and all Ferraris factory race cars were mid-engined so … [Read more...]

Restomod, Pro-Touring, Replica Or Something Completely Different

by Mike - I suspect that, like me, many of you are attracted to the idea of creating a custom car that is suited to your own tastes and may run on modern mechanicals for a better and more reliable driving experience than the original or it may be … [Read more...]

One I Missed: The Ferrari 288 GTO

by Wallace Wyss - Sometimes you see something and dismiss it only to regret decades later that you passed by something great. A case in point is the Ferrari 288 GTO. When I first saw it, at the Geneva Auto Salon in February 1984, I thought … [Read more...]

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