My Car Quest

September 23, 2019

The Mystery Ghia Volkswagen by Karmann

by Wallace Wyss - As a former owner of a Volkswagen Karmann Ghia convertible, which to me was better than the Porsche Convertible D I owned, so I sold the Porsche, (big mistake appreciation wise, I’ll admit). I am always interested in the … [Read more...]

The Porsche Tapiro Concept – This Car Should Have Gone Into Production

by Mike - Italdesign-Giugiaro, founded by Giorgetto Giugiaro, was acquired by Volkswagen in 2010. Italdesign has had a relationship with Volkswagen going back to the late 1960s and in 1970 they introduced the Porsche Tapiro … [Read more...]

The Wedge – The Shape of Things To Come

by Mike - The late 1960s and early 1970s were a time of big change in the world and this was true in car design as well. In 1967 the Lamborghini Marzal, designed by Marcello Gandini of Bertone, created a sensation at the Geneva auto … [Read more...]