My Car Quest

August 15, 2018

Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance In Beverly Hills

Father’s Day Concours in Beverly Hills Text by Wallace Wyss - Photos by Richard Bartholomew - So It’s father’s day in Beverly Hills and while they call it a concours I would say the rules are a little, uh, relaxed compared to most … [Read more...]

A Ferrari 250 GTO To Roll Across The Block In Monterey

by Wallace Wyss - At last, at Monterey this year, the old question posed by Ferrari collectors since the late '60s will be answered: What’s worth more-- a series I 250GTO with its fastback roof, or a series II with the all new body shape … [Read more...]

A Bit Of History – This Rolls Royce

An Old Roller has a surprising connection.... by Wallace Wyss - Being simultaneously a WW II buff and a Roll Royce buff, I was pleased to read the note on the ’33 Phantom I saw at the Beverly Hills Father’s Day concours. Many cars had … [Read more...]

The San Marino Motor Classic – June 2018

Great setting, classy show Text by Wallace Wyss - Photos by Richard Bartholomew - For those who haven’t heard of it, San Marino is a little suburb of Pasadena, a sort of Beverly Hills-ish type of place with cute houses, … [Read more...]

The Actress And The Wraith: 1956 Rolls Royce Silver Wraith

by Wallace Wyss - Now there’s celebrity cars, and some people like owning them because at a concours you can drop a line like “Oh, this was the Queen’s…” or “General so-and-so used this as his command car,” yadda yadda. I have no doubt … [Read more...]

DESIGN REVIEW: The New Rolls Royce SUV

A diamond as big as the Ritz... by Wallace Wyss - The domestic American car market is ga-ga for one type of vehicle, the SUV with pickup trucks a close second. So then you come to the conundrum facing automakers—should we build … [Read more...]

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