My Car Quest

September 24, 2021

Archives for June 2017

French Curves And The Movie Star

They both had the curves, but only the car was French. by Wallace Wyss - It is rare, in my experience, that a car “matches” the owner, in that it has the owner’s personality or looks. In this case the owner stands out in my memory … [Read more...]

Interesting Collector Cars For Less Than $50k USD – Alfa Romeo GTV 1750/2000

by Mike - As collector car prices have increased over the past few years many of us have been priced out of certain collector cars. However, there are still some interesting cars available for under $50,000 USD that would be fun to own and drive … [Read more...]

The Garrison Ferrari 412 Scaglietti Cabriolet

by Wallace Wyss - There are car snobs. I think one I particularly remember was Greg Garrison, a Hollywood TV producer who collected rare one-off cars. I heard he’d be showing his collection and, if you asked just one question that revealed … [Read more...]

Should I Buy A Station Wagon, Estate Car Or Shooting Brake?

by Mike - I spent much of my childhood riding around in the back of a station wagon, known in other parts of the world as an estate car or shooting brake. My parents owned a 1964 Mercury Colony Park station wagon which racked up lots of miles with … [Read more...]

The 2018 Jaguar XF Sportbrake

Once again we trek toward a sport wagon renaissance. by Wallace Wyss - A few years ago I remember Cadillac had a station wagon that was downright sexy--the CTS-V with over 500 hp. But they dropped it, in favor of taller bulkier SUVs. … [Read more...]

1971 Royal Pontiac Trans Am

Royal Pontiac was a dealership located in Royal Oak, Michigan. Founded by dragracer Ace Wilson, Royal Pontiac began making modifications to Pontiacs back in 1959, and selling these cars to customers. Royal was to Pontiac as Yenko was to … [Read more...]