My Car Quest

December 17, 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...]

Saleen Comes Back With A Sports Car

by Wallace Wyss - A few years ago Steve Saleen had a mid-engined sports car. He got mad at me when I said the English firm fabricating it claimed they designed it. This time, with his new sports car, the Saleen S1, I think the Chinese are … [Read more...]

Divining Character In A Bespoke Bentley

Case in point, Gary Wales and his “Black Prince” Bentley. by Wallace Wyss - Gary Wales is a dreamer. But one difference between Wales and most car lovers is that he builds the cars he dreams about. His 1938 Bentley, chassis B … [Read more...]

2017 Los Angeles Auto Show

Lots of SUVs and, oh, the wagon is back, sort of. by Wallace Wyss - Photography by Richard Bartholomew and Wallace Wyss - SUVs, which some automakers are calling “crossovers” were the big news at the Los Angeles Auto Show preview. I … [Read more...]

Ford vs Ferrari A TV Story?

by Wallace Wyss - It was announced in mid-October that Channing Tatum , an actor and producer, will produce a TV series about rival carmakers Ferrari and Ford with Peter Dinklage, also an actor. I don’t know which of the two will be on screen or … [Read more...]

Ten Reasons To Buy That Collector Car

by Wallace Wyss - Sometimes it’s hard to muster up the reason why you want a certain collector car. Here’s some reasons, with examples from my own life and that of my friends. 1.) A MOBILE ICE BREAKER I think if you are a person with great … [Read more...]

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