My Car Quest

April 21, 2018

The 1961 Mako Shark I Concept Car: My Memorable Ride…

by Wallace Wyss - Back in the day, the early 60s, I was a pool boy. So one day I’m doing this pool in Birmingham, Michigan and the owner of the house pulls up in a Corvair experimental car, a mid engined one. That got my attention. Next … [Read more...]

My Car Adventure (Another Entry…) – Mercedes Benz 300SL Gullwing

1954 Mercedes Benz 300SL Gullwing: Not one, but two… by Wallace Wyss - The first one I ever saw was maybe at the Greenfield Village sports car show, in the museum on the grounds of Ford’s own nostalgia tour of early 1900s America. … [Read more...]

Trancas Cars & Coffee Is No More

Popular Event Barred by the Malibu City Council. by Wallace Wyss - Photos by Richard Bartholomew - Oh, the Trancas Ranch Market, with all its satellite stores, is still there, at the far Northern reaches of Malibu but the organizer, … [Read more...]

The Hidden Ferrari

Turns out this purebred Ferrari race car was hiding in Plain Sight under a Porsche race car body... by Wallace Wyss - Now back when I first noticed Ferraris in the Sixties, I barely knew the different models, like 250 LM but they were … [Read more...]

Used Horses For Sale

Ya know, it’s not much different than selling cars, but with race horses you’re also sellin’ the dream…. by Wallace Wyss - Some who know me know that cowboy hat I wear in some pictures is not just a pose. I be one. Oh, I don’t do … [Read more...]

The Three Seat Ferrari

by Wallace Wyss - Some people think it was McLaren who pioneered the three seat center steering sports car. Not so. Ferrari had one, commissioned by Luigi Chinetti Jr. who, besides being the son of the man who first brought the brand to … [Read more...]

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