My Car Quest

May 30, 2017

Preview: Wallace Wyss Art At Concorso Italiano

by Richard Bartholomew - Frequent My Car Quest contributor Wallace Wyss, reports he is taking some time off from working with thoroughbred horses to complete paintings for his booth at Concorso Italiano Saturday, August 19, 2017 at Black … [Read more...]

The Greystone Mansion Concours D’Elegance

If Gatsby were alive, this would be his house… by Wallace Wyss - Photographs by Richard Bartholomew - When you envision Beverly Hills, if you‘ve never been there, the mansion you envision is something like the location for the Greystone … [Read more...]

Our Resident Historian Reveals An Obsession With Porsche “Turtle “ Cars

by Richard Bartholomew - "I suspect Ferdinand Porsche, as a boy in the 1800s, had a pet turtle," says Wallace Wyss, writer, who is presently hip-deep in research for the reprinting of the revised Porsche 356 Photo Album book. “The first … [Read more...]

Arizona Concours d’Elegance – Splendor On The Grass

by Wallace Wyss - There is, of course, the Scottsdale auctions that kick off the “car collecting season" each year. The nice thing about Scottsdale is that it could be snowing in Detroit and New York but sunny and warm in Arizona. Not … [Read more...]

Fleet Week Coronado Speed Festival (“The Race at the Base”)

by Wallace Wyss - Photos by Richard Bartholomew. There is a tradition in San Diego, to have a vintage car race weekend at the Coronado Naval Air Station on North Island on Coronado Island. It’s rather fitting—you have young men in the Navy … [Read more...]

Art Center Show Focuses On The Entertainment Industry

by Wallace Wyss When is a concours not a concours? Well, the Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California had its annual concours Oct. 27th and it was well attended, with over 2,500 people coming to see classic postwar cars and a few cars … [Read more...]

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