My Car Quest

April 25, 2019

Fiction: Al’s Last Ride

This highway leads to the shadowy tip of reality: you're on a through route to the land of the different, the bizarre, the unexplainable...Go as far as you like on this road. Its limits are only those of mind itself. Ladies and Gentlemen, you're … [Read more...]

Event Review – The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance – 2019

Text by Wallace Wyss - Paintings by Wallace Wyss - Photographs by Richard Bartholomew - You don’t need a reason to go to La Jolla. A village perched on hills on the North edge of San Diego, it is one of the great destinations of … [Read more...]

Airbags: From Life Savers to Killers on the Prowl

by Wallace Wyss - Remember when air bags were announced? Oh, we would still have seat belts, and there would still be a law to buckle them but the saving grace of every serious accident would be the air bag. Now the air bag has turned into our … [Read more...]

Are Car Accident Paintings Too Ghoulish?

Our regular artist/author needs your advice about a sensitive art subject. Let him know what you think in the Comments the way you do when you don't agree with his opinions about certain car models. - Ed. by Wallace Wyss - I was at … [Read more...]

Iso Fidia: For One Shining Moment, The Fastest Four Doors In The World

by Wallace Wyss - Iso was an Italian automaker which sprang from making refrigerators to making small city cars (the Isetta) to making luxury GT cars, the first the Rivolta GT. The first Rivolta four seater was designed by wunderkind … [Read more...]

The Intermeccanica Italia: Has It Been Too Long Ignored?

Another case where a hybrid (European chassis and body with American power) was slow to appreciate. by Wallace Wyss - Founder Frank Reisner was a Hungarian born engineer who, although he had a good job in Canada, that had nothing to do with … [Read more...]