My Car Quest

April 27, 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 Two Rotor Corvette: Or How GM Gave Away A Million Dollar Car To The First Guy That Asked…

by Wallace Wyss - I was working in Detroit at the time. Early ‘70s. General Motors was crazy about the Wankel rotary engine. Didn’t matter that Mazda had it in production, the one that they were gonna do was gonna be better. More about that … [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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