My Car Quest

December 10, 2018

Should Car Design Firms Copy Classic Designs?

The Toff's Travels - Editorial by Wallace Wyss - When Deny Behar, once of Lotus, proposed recently that his new firm, Ares Design, make a lookalike body of the fabled Ferrari 250 GTO and make it available for rebodying modern Ferraris, … [Read more...]

Ferrari Pinin From 1980

by Mike - Walking across the lawn at The Quail, A Motor Sport Gathering this past August I saw this unusual Ferrari in the distance and at first I thought it was a Ferrari 400. But after getting closer I realized it was something I had not seen … [Read more...]

One I Missed: The Ferrari 288 GTO

by Wallace Wyss - Sometimes you see something and dismiss it only to regret decades later that you passed by something great. A case in point is the Ferrari 288 GTO. When I first saw it, at the Geneva Auto Salon in February 1984, I thought … [Read more...]

How to Get a Ferrari Named After You

by Wallace Wyss - It can be done. Ferrari has a special group that listens to customers who want a car built to their order. Here's one built back in 2012 for musician Eric Clapton. … [Read more...]

The 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Done Italian Style

by Wallace Wyss - I still remember when the Corvette “aero coupe” came out in ’63, how exciting it was--a fastback coupe with wow, a split rear window. But then, as time went on I lost a little of my excitement, when I saw a.) the side vents … [Read more...]

Book Review: The Pininfarina Book

· Book: The Pininfarina Book · Author: Gunther Raupp · Hardcover: 304 pages · Publisher: teNeues Verlag GmbH + Co KG; · Publication Date: (31 May 2015) · Language: Multi-language edition, … [Read more...]

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