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September 24, 2021

Archives for December 2019

A Brief History of the Shelby Cobra

The history of Carroll Shelby is multifaceted, complex and fascinating. The movie Ford v Ferrari focuses on his involvement with the 24 Hours of Le Mans where he won the race outright with co-driver Roy Salvadori driving an Aston Martin in 1959. He … [Read more...]

The 2020 Sports Car Market Pocket Price Guide

by Mike Gulett - The latest issue of Sports Car Market Magazine arrived recently, which included the 2020 Print Edition Sports Car Market Pocket Price Guide. I value the Sports Car Market Guide not because of the price listings but because of … [Read more...]

Happy Holidays to One and All!

Happy Holidays to all who read and contribute to My Car Quest. May your Santa be good to you. … [Read more...]

Why Ferrari Should Build an SUV

by Wallace Wyss - We think Ferrari is one of those sine qua non brands ("without which not..") because they don't pull punches when it comes to concept, design execution and just plain excitement. And yet other brands of sports cars, like … [Read more...]

An Open Letter To An Ad Agency Creative Director

Lamborghinis and purses... by Wallace Wyss - Dear Daniel Lee: Having once written ads for major automakers (Chevrolet, Toyota) and even one not so major (Lancia) I always look at ads. Even clothing ads. It has mystified me for years … [Read more...]

The Long Lost Prototype Shelby Daytona Coupe: The Saga of CSX 2287

by Wallace Wyss - When I first came to California in 1965, I was aware of Shelby American, and visited there to see the new 427 Cobra but didn’t notice the tattered Cobra Daytona coupes parked outside the plant with FOR SALE signs on them. … [Read more...]