My Car Quest

December 12, 2018

Buying A Bizzarrini GT 5300

Wherein Our Resident Barn Finder Tells of a Great Find... by Wallace Wyss - So here’s how it went down. I was, in the '80s, for a time, a barn finder. Now that the internet exists, I am not. But back in those days I would run pictures of cars, … [Read more...]

Los Angeles Auto Show 2018

Yes, it’s near the end for sports cars by Wallace Wyss - Photos by Richard Bartholomew - I hafta say, that this was an unusual Los Angeles Auto Show for me because I saw so little cars that lit my torch as in becoming 'A Car I Have to … [Read more...]

Petersen Museum To Celebrate Shelby In January

by Wallace Wyss - It is fitting that the Petersen Automotive Museum will be having not one but two Shelby events early in the year 2019 because Robert E. Petersen, founder of Petersen Publishing, with his magazines like Motor Trend and … [Read more...]

The Big Mystery: One Two Seat Cadillac Is Missing

Hey it’s out there. I know it in my bones… by Wallace Wyss - I used to read a lot of mystery stories. The ones that fascinate me most are when they take place not in plush places like Beverly Hills but out in “flyover territory” where … [Read more...]

ArtCenter College of Design – Car Classic 2018

Like Old Home Week for Grads by Wallace Wyss - The ArtCenter College of design, situated high on a hill overlooking Pasadena, is famous for one thing—training a good proportion of the world’s car designers. They have changed themes … [Read more...]

A Short History Of The AC Ace Morphing Into The AC Shelby Cobra

by Wallace Wyss - Yes indeed sports fans, the AC Shelby Cobra did not spring out of the ground complete. It was in the beginning just an engine swap of a lumpen proletariat American made V8 into a successful British sports car. The … [Read more...]

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