My Car Quest

April 26, 2017

Classic Car Icons – An Overused Term?

by Mike - The word icon has become very popular in the classic car world especially by anyone selling a car or writing a classic car auction catalog. When a word is used too much it can lose its meaning and its power. This has happened to other … [Read more...]

The Ferrari 812 Superfast: First Reaction

In the end, a car only moderately different from its predecessor by Wallace Wyss - We are used to Detroit automakers lately making the noise with the horsepower, particularly in Dodges. Now it’s like Ferrari couldn’t take it anymore—they … [Read more...]

Ferrari Builds A One-Off 275GTB Tribute Car With Pininfarina’s Help

by Wallace Wyss - Ferrari has always built special models for special customers. But they formalized it a few years back by starting a special group to build cars to order. For this latest one they called back a one time dominant … [Read more...]

Monteverdi’s Ferrari Coupe

He raced it, he rebodied it to his design but alas it’s back to a spyder. by Wallace Wyss - Ferrari is a firm that built its reputation on V12 cars. But to those new to the marque, it is always a surprise that there were four … [Read more...]

A Car Guy’s Tales from Hollywood

Hey, take heart, this one could still have a happy ending… by Wallace Wyss - "Beneath the tinsel all you find is more tinsel." That, in essence, was the sum-up for some famous writer about Hollywood. Ask me, I can tell ya first … [Read more...]

Tom Meade: An Americano In Italia – Doing What All Of Us Wished We Could Do…

by Wallace Wyss - Fate is a funny thing. Sometimes you read about someone and never think you will meet them. Well, this is a guy I first heard about in Road & Track classifieds and later on I did run into him. He was one memorable character. … [Read more...]

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