My Car Quest

September 24, 2021

Archives for February 2019

A Tribute To An Unknown Classic Car Owner

by Wallace Wyss - I don’t even know what the car was. I think it’s a Lotus Seventeen (but don’t take my word for that…I stand to be corrected). It was both smaller and lighter than the Eleven, with more full aero. It was designed … [Read more...]

1986 Aston Martin Vantage Zagato

When two famous names worked on a car together with less than stirring results. by Wallace Wyss - With the Sixties Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato, being one of the most beautiful cars of the Sixties, ya think that any Aston done by Zagato … [Read more...]

Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada – Rare Birds No. 2

by Mike - Below is a 5:34 video featuring a rare car that most of us do not see everyday or Rare Birds as I call them. This is Rare Birds No. 2 in this series (Rare Birds No. 1 is here). I owned this 1966 Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada (chassis no. … [Read more...]

Enzo Ferrari’s Birthday Ferrari Cruise-In At The Petersen Museum

A good show squeezed between rainstorms. by Wallace Wyss - Used to be you planned a car show in Los Angeles, it almost always went on. Rain was what, one week a year? Npt any more. As Enzo's birthday approached, the events people with … [Read more...]

Remembering the Porter Special, a Mercedes 300SL Hot Rod

by Wallace Wyss - When I was one and twenty, or thereabouts, I bought an old Mercedes. It was a Gullwing 300SL. I heard about it from a car designer at GM who was restoring one. He didn’t want to sell his but said he had an old roommate up in … [Read more...]

The Petersen Automotive Museum To Feature Ferrari Cruise-In

by Wallace Wyss - In mid-February the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles will celebrate Ferrari again with a Cruise-In and Car Show on the upper level of the museum’s parking structure. A fitting honor considering that more Ferraris are … [Read more...]