My Car Quest

April 25, 2018

Ferraris On Colorado Boulevard

by Wallace Wyss - Photos by Richard Bartholomew - Enjoyed going to this 100-car plus event at 6:30 AM, great weather then, Colorado Blvd. has grown even fancier (alas Barnes & Noble squeezed out). The event is put on by the Southwest Region … [Read more...]

The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance – 2018

by Wallace Wyss - Photos by Richard Bartholomew - Every old car fan dreams of going to the Pebble Beach Concours but that’s over $300 a ticket now. A far less costly approximation can be found at the La Jolla Concours held each April … [Read more...]

Rolls Royce Needs A Different Two Seater

CAR magazine had a good idea, Rolls has done it five years later, though not to our correspondent’s satisfaction… by Wallace Wyss - Five years ago, the very alert staff at CAR magazine in England published a drawing of a two seater … [Read more...]

Ford’s Stroke of Genius: 1962 Thunderbird Sports Roadster

by Wallace Wyss - I remember being mildly interested in the Ford Thunderbird around ’61 but the trouble was that it was a four seater and I thought: “Why can’t Ford have a two seater like the Corvette?” Which they did from ’55 to ’57 in the … [Read more...]

Lord Lucan’s Escape Rolls Royce Found…

by Wallace Wyss - Image by Richard Bartholomew – A spectacular Roll Royce has come out of storage, confiscated by the storage renters for non-payment of storage fees. The postwar Rolls was believed to be the last vehicle in which a murderer … [Read more...]

Analyzing A Design – The Stutz Blackhawk

What makes for a classic look on a retrocar? by Wallace Wyss - The Stutz Blackhawk, created by Virgil Exner Sr. and his son, Virgil Exner Jr., was a retro design put into production when a big player bankrolled the project. The genesis … [Read more...]

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