My Car Quest

June 26, 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...]

A California Custom – 1939 Lincoln Zephyr – Scrape

by Mike - I took these photos at The Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, California a few years ago. The museum said this about Scrape, Scrape was designed by former Hot Rod Magazine editor Terry Cook and constructed by Ramsey … [Read more...]

Classic Cars For Sale – Cars Of The Day – Auctions America

by Mike - Here is my pick for the classic cars for sale today that I would like to own. Auctions America is holding an auction of classic cars on August 1-3, 2013 in Burbank, California. Some of these cars are from the Petersen Automotive Museum … [Read more...]

The Hot Rod That Started It All – The Doane Spencer Roadster

by Mike - In his book '32 Ford Deuce: The Official 75th Anniversary Edition, Tony Thacker says this about The Doane Spencer Roadster, The words hot rod conjure as many different visions as there are hot rod visionaries, but one hot rod stands … [Read more...]

The Ferrari 250 GTO Mystery Is Solved

by Mike - Recently I wrote about a mystery, at least it was a mystery to me, about pictures of a Ferrari 250 GTO that I found in the August and December 1963 issues of Road & Track. The August issue had a color picture of a red GTO … [Read more...]

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