My Car Quest

February 20, 2018

Book Review: Shelby American Up Close and Behind the Scenes

Book Review by Wallace Wyss - Title: Shelby American Up Close and Behind the Scenes: The Venice Years 1962-1965 (2017) Author: Dave Friedman Hardcover: 240 pages Publisher: Motorbooks First edition: (September 12, 2017) Language: … [Read more...]

The Hudson River Shelby Cobra

wherein a 427 Cobra spends mucho time in a murky river before being rediscovered... by Wallace Wyss - The story starts March 3, 1968 when a red 427 Cobra was seen on Route 5 between Schenectady and Albany, New York. The driver, even … [Read more...]

Just Another Day In Paradise At Trancas

The Trancas Event Thriveth by Wallace Wyss - Photos by Richard Bartholomew - Yes, that’s what some German tourist said at the Cars & Coffee in Malibu, the furthermost one that occurs way way up the Coast at the last outpost of … [Read more...]

Book Promotion On An Extreme Budget

by Wallace Wyss - I was lucky the first time, when a Hollywood producer spotted my bio of Shelby (SHELBY The Man, the Cars The Legend) and bought it. Hollywood didn't buy it from me but they did pay a nice little option price to be first in line … [Read more...]

The Italian D-Type Jaguar

Yes, it existed, but not with Jag’s permission. by Wallace Wyss - In tracking valuable sports cars, you run across some strange stories. There was a stretch there, when researching my Incredible Barn Finds series (Enthusiast Books, … [Read more...]

A Factory Hot Rodded Two Seater T-Bird By Chip Foose

The One Ford Should have built… by Wallace Wyss - Photos by Richard Bartholomew - There has to be a high point as a car designer, and I think one of them is being able to tool around in a car you designed. At the Enderle Cars … [Read more...]

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