My Car Quest

December 13, 2017

The Sad Story Of The Slab-Sided Bentley And The Norwegian Who Thunk It Up….

by Wallace Wyss - Now it is every car buff’s dream to design a car right? And this particular Bentley is really a classic for the Ages. One of the last true Bentleys, I contend. But the sad part is that the guy that designed it came … [Read more...]

A Royal Rolls (If Ever So Briefly….)

By Wallace Wyss I gotta admit, musta been my; sojourn working on the Sunset Strip from ’70-’72, fell in love with a lot of celebrity cars, including RR Silver Cloud dropheads (yes, that’s what they called their convertibles though that name … [Read more...]

The Rolls Royce Camargue

When Rolls went hat-in-hand to the Italians by Wallace Wyss - You would think that Rolls Royce, being rather stodgy in the '60s, was doing the right thing to go to an Italian design house for a body style in the ‘70s (the Rolls Royce … [Read more...]

A Porsche In The Driveway – Or How To Find A Barn Find

A barn finder reveals his trailside tracking tips by Wallace Wyss - A colleague of mine, but only an enthusiast who doesn't full time write about them like me, was telling me how recently he was accosted by a man when he was driving his … [Read more...]

The Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance 2016

by Wallace Wyss - The annual Beverly Hills Father’s Day was a big success despite temperatures topping 100 deg. F. This is not a concours per se, with stiff judging (that is more what you find at the Doheny Mansion show held in the same … [Read more...]

The 2008 Rolls Royce Hyperion

by Wallace Wyss - Don’t fret, you can still order your next Rolls with your own body design Back in 2008, I saw something at Pebble Beach I didn’t think I would see anymore—a coachbuilt Rolls Royce. A new coachbuilt Rolls Royce, not … [Read more...]

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