My Car Quest

September 22, 2017

Car Of The Day – 1953 Victress S1A Roadster For Sale On eBay

by Mike - It is possible you may not have heard of the Victress S1A Roadster. It is the creation of early 1950s American ingenuity by men with the dream of making their own car. These American Specials rarely come up for sale and this one … [Read more...]

The Glasspar G2 – The First Fiberglass Sports Car?

by Mike - Someone commented on Facebook about The First Fiberglass Sports Car – The Kaiser Darrin where I said the Kaiser Darrin was the first fiberglass sports car - it's right there in the title. My first thought is that I could not have … [Read more...]

A Borrowed Design – The Atlas Swallow

by Geoffrey Hacker - To any gearhead, the names of both Bill Burke and Mickey Thompson are synonymous with speed. Yet they were both also noted innovators, and in the fall of 1952 they collaborated on one of the most beautiful fiberglass sports … [Read more...]

A Stylish Sports Car – The Devin “D”

by Mike - I wrote about one of Geoffrey Hacker's cars the Tiburon Roadster (The Shark). This was so interesting (especially followed up by a phone call) that I asked Geoffrey to contribute something to My Car Quest. He gave me my choice of … [Read more...]

The Devin “D” – A Stylish Sports Car

by Mike - Recently I wrote about one of Geoffrey Hacker's cars the Tiburon Roadster (The Shark). This was so interesting (especially followed up by a phone call) that I asked Geoffrey to contribute something to My Car Quest. He gave me my … [Read more...]

1962 El Tiburon Roadster (The Shark) – A Fiberglass Classic

by Mike - Industrial designer Henry Covington of St. Petersburg, Florida set out in the early 1960s to build a car based on the aerodynamic principles of Dr. Augustus Raspet, a noted aerodynamics expert. The result was the 1962 El Tiburon … [Read more...]

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