My Car Quest

December 11, 2018

Petersen Museum To Celebrate Shelby In January

by Wallace Wyss - It is fitting that the Petersen Automotive Museum will be having not one but two Shelby events early in the year 2019 because Robert E. Petersen, founder of Petersen Publishing, with his magazines like Motor Trend and … [Read more...]

All In The Family – Iso Rivolta GT

by Buddy Pepp - In addition to being a loving father and mentor, my father had a passion for automobiles. No, he was not a collector. He enjoyed owning exotic cars as his daily drivers. Growing up, my father had Ford woodies, a 1955 T-bird with a … [Read more...]

The Ferrari 250 GTO Mystery Is Solved

With the recent news of a Ferrari 250 GTO selling for $70 million USD it started me thinking of other stories published here about the Ferrari icon, the 250 GTO. Here is a favorite. This is a slightly updated re-post of an article originally … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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