My Car Quest

April 25, 2019

Buick Y-Job Concept: A Re-Creation By Gary Wales At Benedict Castle Concours

Text by Wallace Wyss - Photographs by Richard Bartholomew - Nobody in the old car collecting field is as irrepressible as Gary Wales of Woodland Hills, California. Formerly known first as a Ferrari collector when still in … [Read more...]

The Benedict Castle Concours, Riverside, CA – March 2019

Text by Wallace Wyss - Photography by Richard Bartholomew - It pays for a concours to have a "hook," something unusual about it, and I hafta say that the Hook of the Benedict Castle Concours held each Spring in the Inland Empire is the … [Read more...]

Lost And Found: The Bizzarrini Manta

by Wallace Wyss - Rule 1, when you are founding your own car design firm, is to make a dramatic-as-all-hell show car and I think the Bizzarrini Manta qualifies. This was Giorgetto Giugiaro's strategy when he started his own design firm, … [Read more...]

Million Dollar Dream Car Found Abandoned In Oklahoma City

by Wallace Wyss - Oklahoma City, April 1 - A million dollar dream car from the Fifties was found abandoned outside City Hall in Oklahoma City today, with the key still in the ignition. The engine was running when the car was found. … [Read more...]

Ford’s Gullwing – The Ford Cougar 406 Concept

A Case of Almost Was… by Wallace Wyss - It was 1962. Mercedes had already given up on the gullwing, the last one they made was ’57 (not counting the modern ones) . But somehow Ford got the word late on this flashy door style and got one … [Read more...]

Vector Creator Says He Sold Them To Start A New Venture

by Wallace Wyss - Long ago, fifty years ago, give or take, I was headin' out from Michigan to the land of sun and surf, the West Coast, and a lady friend from Bad Axe, MI told me I ought to look up her friend Gerald Weigert, who was also from … [Read more...]