My Car Quest

December 13, 2017

A Great Barn Find: 1969 BMW 2800 Spicup

by Wallace Wyss - We like to think, being car enthusiasts, that when a carrozzeria builds a prototype, that it is treasured when it is lucky enough to be “liberated” after its show career and sold to private parties. But no. I cite the case of … [Read more...]

Tesla Strikes Again With A New Roadster

Elon Musk's new Tesla "Roadster" may leave most supercars in the dust. by Wallace Wyss - No, not strike against Tesla's plant, it's Elon Musk striking at all gasoline cars, with a new electric powered proposal, presented at a press … [Read more...]

The Sunset Plaza Show Grows

Is this an alternative to a concours? by Wallace Wyss - What a difference a few months makes. The Sunset Plaza Cars ‘n Coffee has grown exponentially in size. Oh, there is roughly the same number of cars - 100 maximum - but it’s … [Read more...]

Design Critique: Aston Martin DB11 Convertible

After a walk around I hereby pronounce it as a Ferrari beater (looks-wise). Text by Wallace Wyss - photographs by Richard Bartholomew You kind of wonder, of late, where Aston Martin is going. Do they in fact, have a direction that’s in … [Read more...]

Death In The Wee Hours – Questions About A Lamborghini Crash

by Wallace Wyss - A few days ago, in early November, an Italian sports car crashed in San Diego on a major street running alongside the harbor. I saw the picture and couldn’t believe the Lamborghini (maybe a Aventador) burned right down to the … [Read more...]

Looking Back At The Lamborghini Espada

Yes, sports cars can have four seats… by Wallace Wyss - Sports cars present a problem. A good many are two seaters; meaning the driver and his or her one lucky passenger. But what happens if you want to take the family for a ride? Or business … [Read more...]

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