My Car Quest

April 28, 2017

Appreciating The Classic Karmann Ghia

by Wallace Wyss - Of all the cars I’ve owned, which includes two Mercedes 300SL Gullwings, a Ferrari GTC/4, a Ferrari 308GTS, etc... the one I miss most is the 1971 Karmann Ghia convertible. Why? Because it was dirt cheap to run, and … [Read more...]

The Denzel 1300 Serien Super – Revisited

by Mike - The recent Post about the Denzel generated a lot of attention and many informative comments. For those of you who have not read the comments from this Post some of them are reproduced below. Very interesting - a lot of knowledge … [Read more...]

The Mystery Ghia Volkswagen by Karmann

by Wallace Wyss - As a former owner of a Volkswagen Karmann Ghia convertible, which to me was better than the Porsche Convertible D I owned, so I sold the Porsche, (big mistake appreciation wise, I’ll admit). I am always interested in the … [Read more...]

Yet Another Car I have Never Heard Of – The Rometsch Beeskow Sports Cabriolet

by Mike - This is quite an attractive little car that I have never heard of before built using a Volkswagen chassis and engine. It has an elegant style that may have influenced other car designers. I am sure that many of you are familiar with … [Read more...]

The Denzel 1300 Serien Super – My First One!

by Mike - I had never heard of this car until I saw this one at a car event. From a distance this car looks like a Porsche 356 but as you get closer it doesn't look exactly like a Porsche 356. But what is it? I had to read the signs on the … [Read more...]

Another Volkswagen – The Type 34 Ghia

by Mike - Here is yet another Volkswagen that attracted my attention at the recent San Luis Obispo Concours. From a distance it is easy to think this is a custom Chevrolet Corvair but that is far from the truth. The Volkswagen 1500 … [Read more...]

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