My Car Quest

June 24, 2018

A Bit Of History – This Rolls Royce

An Old Roller has a surprising connection.... by Wallace Wyss - Being simultaneously a WW II buff and a Roll Royce buff, I was pleased to read the note on the ’33 Phantom I saw at the Beverly Hills Father’s Day concours. Many cars had … [Read more...]

The San Marino Motor Classic – June 2018

Great setting, classy show Text by Wallace Wyss - Photos by Richard Bartholomew - For those who haven’t heard of it, San Marino is a little suburb of Pasadena, a sort of Beverly Hills-ish type of place with cute houses, … [Read more...]

The Actress And The Wraith: 1956 Rolls Royce Silver Wraith

by Wallace Wyss - Now there’s celebrity cars, and some people like owning them because at a concours you can drop a line like “Oh, this was the Queen’s…” or “General so-and-so used this as his command car,” yadda yadda. I have no doubt … [Read more...]

DESIGN REVIEW: The New Rolls Royce SUV

A diamond as big as the Ritz... by Wallace Wyss - The domestic American car market is ga-ga for one type of vehicle, the SUV with pickup trucks a close second. So then you come to the conundrum facing automakers—should we build … [Read more...]

A Fringe Factor: Evaluating The Celebrity Car’s Appeal

I like it, most of the time… by Wallace Wyss - When the publisher and editor of My Car Quest began talking about other cars he was thinking of buying, I didn’t see much reference to the appeal of the celebrity car. … [Read more...]

Tom Wolfe: RIP – A Great American Writer

by Wallace Wyss - Tom Wolfe died, at age 88, a few days ago. He will be remembered in car collecting circles for his lively writing about cars, though cars were actually never his main interest; I would say it was art. He was a Yale … [Read more...]

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