My Car Quest

February 16, 2019

French Cars In America

This would have been posted yesterday if not for a major storm in California that hit with high winds blowing down fences and trees accompanied by a lot of rain - my power was off for about six hours - Mike Op Ed: Let’s declare all is … [Read more...]

Focus On An Artist: Larry Fuentes, Mendocino, CA

by Wallace Wyss - So I’m in Mendocino, a little village on the West Coast about 3 hours drive North of San Francisco and I go into a bar, one of those old western bars that should have a swinging gates to enter, and I see this guy arrive in … [Read more...]

Event Report: The Petersen Shelby Show

by Wallace Wyss - At the Shelby tribute on January 5 and 6, 2019 at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles (hampered mightily on cruise-in day by an overnight rain), one question was answered definitively, that question being: Will the … [Read more...]

“Distressed” Is In…This Cobra Is In

A 427 Cobra that is shown with all its barn find patina... by Wallace Wyss - I am currently developing some clothing that consists of weathered looking, i.e., “distressed” jackets. Maybe the best customer will be a guy with … [Read more...]

Book Review: Fins – Harley Earl, the Rise of General Motors and the Glory Days of Detroit

Review by Wallace Wyss - Author: William Knoedelseder Publisher: Harper Business Format: Hardcover Pages: 320 ISBN 13: 9780062289070 Price: $29.99 Available for less on Amazon - Click Here America’s car industry … [Read more...]

Porsche’s Italian Adventure – The Porsche 356 Abarth Carrera GT/L

by Wallace Wyss - The Porsche family were Austrians. They were doing pretty well developing race cars in the early ‘50s, especially the mid-engined Porsche 550 Spyder, but it bothered them that a fellow Austrian, Carlo Abarth, working in Italy, … [Read more...]

Find us on Google+