My Car Quest

August 21, 2019

Event Report: Lake Arrowhead Classic Car and Motorcycle Show

Text and photos by Richard Bartholomew - Just right every time. Car shows come in many types and sizes and they all have a flavor. Some are elegant, some are loud. They can be French wine with world class hyper cars and a classical quartet … [Read more...]

Hot Rods Go Streamline Moderne

by Wallace Wyss - Photographs by Richard Bartholomew - Rick Dore is taking custom cars way beyond where they have ever gone before. Unusual among rod shops they custom design the car for the customer if need be. Dore’s fortunes changed … [Read more...]

Event Report: Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance in Beverly Hills – June 16, 2019

by Wallace Wyss - Photographs by Richard Bartholomew - I have to say that any tourist who lands in Beverly Hills for the first time, the father’s day car show is what you expect to see in Beverly Hills every day except it's multiplied by … [Read more...]

Design Analysis : A Custom Ferrari by an Ex-Ferrari Designer

The Kode 57 by Wallace Wyss - Photographs by Richard Bartholomew - Ferrari has it’s “special projects" department but I kinda think I’d go to Ken Okuyama, a handsome former professor at the Art Center College of Design, to order my … [Read more...]

Event Report: San Marino Motor Classic – June 9, 2019

by Wallace Wyss - Photographs by Richard Bartholomew - This is a concours that is in a great setting and for the most part has the potential of being a sort of Pebble Beach South. They do for instance, have some classic prewar cars … [Read more...]

Event Report: Friends of Steve McQueen Car and Motorcycle Show, Chino Hills, CA June 1st, 2019

by Wallace Wyss - Photos by Richard Bartholomew - Now I gotta admit, I as much as anyone in my age group (over 50 is all I’ll admit to) I am a fan of Steve McQueen. Not so much for his acting chops but for the purposefulness of … [Read more...]