My Car Quest

August 26, 2019

Interview Of A Corvette Super Salesman

Interview by Wallace Wyss - There is such a thing as being in the right place at the right time. Well, I'm here to tell ya that Mike Furman of Criswell Chevrolet in Gaithersberg, MD appears to be in that situation. A Corvette salesman for … [Read more...]

2020 Lotus Evija: A 1,972-HP, $2.1 Million Electric Hypercar

But is there really a market for such an expensive electric car? by Wallace Wyss - Lotus, now owned by the Chinese, believes there is no ceiling on exotic car prices. Hence their latest offering the Evija, is an over-the-top car on the … [Read more...]

2020 Corvette: Yes Virginia, There is a 2020 Corvette Convertible

And, surprise, surprise, it’s a hardtop convertible. by Wallace Wyss - I don’t know why I thought they would do a soft top. But let’s face it, soft top (colloquially known as ragtops) cars are history. Automakers keep offering them, … [Read more...]

Stretching The Boundaries of Automotive Art

by Wallace Wyss - Maybe they aren't "new" as "new on the scene" but, as a fine artist myself, I perceive tastes are changing in automotive art--the term has now expanded to include some of these sub-categories, some of which I list here: … [Read more...]

2020 Corvette: Our Design Critic Rates The New Mid-Engine Corvette

by Wallace Wyss - This design critique of the new 2020 mid-engine Corvette was made from public relations photos released July 18, 2019 by Chevrolet some of which are shown here. This is subject to revision when the author sees the car in … [Read more...]

An Artist’s Discovery of Streamline Moderne Classic Car Designs

Text and art by Wallace Wyss - Automotive artists tend to pick their era. They like ‘50s cars, they don’t like prewar cars, they like hot rods, they don’t like sports cars. But I as a latecomer to the fine art world (for 40 years I was an … [Read more...]