My Car Quest

April 28, 2017

Porsche 356 North Meets South Gathering

by Wallace Wyss - Every two years the folks that own Porsche 356 in Northern California meet up with those who own 356 Porsches but live down South. They always choose as a meeting place some hotel around the middle, in this case Paso … [Read more...]

Ferraris On Colorado Boulevard – Pasadena, California

by Wallace Wyss - Ya gotta admit this is one of the most fun car shows because it’s free (The Pasadena Concorso Ferrari) and has at least one hundred Ferraris. Most of the time, to see exotic cars lined up you have to pay a hefty fee, … [Read more...]

The Mercer Cobra By Virgil Exner

When a great Detroit designer dared to redesign the Cobra...the result was the Mercer Cobra by Wallace Wyss - Just about everything about old Cobras is solid gold, value wise. Which makes you kinda wonder about this car that … [Read more...]

Open Letter To Tesla CEO, Elon Musk

by Wallace Wyss - Hey Elon Musk, I welcome the news that you will be unveiling your electric tractor-trailer truck this September. But I wanted to call your attention to some serious work that’s been done in truck aerodynamics, work that I … [Read more...]

The 1970 Porsche Tapiro: One That Got Away

by Wallace Wyss - The most celebrated cars at many of the fanciest concours is the one-off car, like the Porsche Tapiro. Especially the running one that was sold off and has been restored. It’s not easy to restore a one-off because many of … [Read more...]

The 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Done Italian Style

by Wallace Wyss - I still remember when the Corvette “aero coupe” came out in ’63, how exciting it was--a fastback coupe with wow, a split rear window. But then, as time went on I lost a little of my excitement, when I saw a.) the side vents … [Read more...]

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