My Car Quest

August 21, 2019

Mr. Cool Guy, John Z. DeLorean

by Wallace Wyss - I believe in the personality cult of the auto industry. If you have a dynamic leader, one who fires on all cylinders so to speak, you can make automotive history. John Z. DeLorean, was one of these human dynamos. When … [Read more...]

When Detroit’s Magic Duo Brought European Glam To American Tin…

by Wallace Wyss - Being a child of the Midwest, I didn't see many sports cars. Oh, I knew there were Jag-U-Ars and Furr-arris but just didn't see them. But then in the early '60s, Pontiac ads started showing American cars in European … [Read more...]

Hood Scoops – Car Art With A Purpose

by Mike - A hood scoop allows air to flow into the engine compartment either to help cool the engine or to deliver cooler air to the engine air intake which can improve performance because cooler air is denser than warmer air. And engines like … [Read more...]

For Sale – 1971 Royal Pontiac Trans Am

Royal Pontiac was a dealership located in Royal Oak, Michigan. Founded by dragracer Ace Wilson, Royal Pontiac began making modifications to Pontiacs back in 1959, and selling these cars to customers. Royal was to Pontiac as Yenko was to … [Read more...]

Buy Recommendation: Pontiac Solstice Coupe

by Wallace Wyss - There are financial pundits who predict which stock will go up and which will go down. But in the old car field, it’s a shakier proposition. For instance, the featuring of a car in a movie can make a car be more popular (the … [Read more...]

This Pontiac Trans Am Is really A GT

by Mike - What is a GT car? The term has been applied to cars that do not really have the attributes originally intended for a Grand Tourer or Grand Turismo (GT). I am sure you all can think of an example or two of a car branded a "GT" that … [Read more...]