My Car Quest

March 23, 2023

Archives for November 2011

This Jaguar Was Once Owned By Steve McQueen – Twice

by Mike -  Why would Steve McQueen sell this 1956 Jaguar XKSS if he loved it so much? It is believed that he received so many speeding tickets that he decided to sell this beauty. After all it is a race car that is street legal and I … [Read more...]

Grilles Come In All Shapes and Sizes – Part 1

by Mike - The purpose of the front grille is to allow air flow into the engine compartment and maybe the passenger compartment. The grille also plays a major role in the looks of the car and car designers have used the grille design as a key … [Read more...]

The Art of Scaglietti

by Mike - Sergio Scaglietti died on November 20, 2011 at the age of 91. He was a great car designer and coach builder who was inextricably linked to Ferrari and was responsible for the styling of many of Ferrari's great race cars of the 1950s and … [Read more...]

Happy Thanksgiving – One Year For My Car Quest

by Mike - Today is the one year anniversary of publishing My Car Quest. I am thankful to you readers who continue to support me. It has been fun and I hope to be here next year getting better at this along the way. Pictures by Rebecca … [Read more...]

Porsche at Laguna Seca

by Mike - The video below is an entertaining Porsche advertisement.   After seeing this, plus reading other accounts, I wish I would have driven my Porsche 911 to Monterey that weekend. There is always next year - … [Read more...]

Shelby Cobra CSX 2001-The First Production Cobra

by Mike - Here are pictures of Shelby (AC) Cobra CSX 2001. Yes, this is the first production Cobra made, now owned by Bruce Meyer. In July 1962 this car was shipped to the dealer Ed Hugus of European Cars in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. Ed … [Read more...]