My Car Quest

October 20, 2018

Did I Inspire The Replica Cobra Movement?

by Wallace Wyss - So I was going along he freeway sometime around ’70 to ’72 (memory fogs over) and I am in a Toyota and ahead of me is a 427 Cobra, red with white sidepipes. I began to chase it. We zoom in and out of traffic, my Toyota hard put … [Read more...]

Should Car Design Firms Copy Classic Designs?

The Toff's Travels - Editorial by Wallace Wyss - When Deny Behar, once of Lotus, proposed recently that his new firm, Ares Design, make a lookalike body of the fabled Ferrari 250 GTO and make it available for rebodying modern Ferraris, … [Read more...]

The AC Cobra Mk. IV

The most fun was the Angliss-Shelby fight - in the pages of CAR magazine… by Wallace Wyss - The AC Cobra, as most Cobra fans know, was developed from the AC 2.6 which was a later model developed from the AC Ace, which had gone into production … [Read more...]

Event Report: The Shelby American Club Los Angeles Car Show

Raw horsepower at its finest…. by Wallace Wyss - The Los Angeles branch of the Shelby American Car Club had its annual fall show on September 15, 2018, but this time it wasn’t on the Santa Monica pier as in years past, but at a Shelby … [Read more...]

ArtCenter College of Design to Open Doors For Car Show

by Wallace Wyss - If there is any school world wide that is more associated with car design, they would have a hard time beating the reputation of the ArtCenter College of Design in Pasadena, now celebrating 70 years of their influence on car … [Read more...]

One Man’s Monterey Car Week

Wherein our old hand jumps into the mouth of the wolf... by Wallace Wyss - The week long Monterey Car week has now spread over to two weekends but I chose the Wednesday before Pebble Beach to head up North from Los Angeles. My mount was … [Read more...]

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