My Car Quest

September 24, 2021

Archives for June 2020

Malibu: The Car Show Goes On

by Wallace Wyss - Photographs by Richard Barthlomew - While some businesses in Los Angeles County are being shut down because of spiking infection rate, the sports car people are still continuing to flock to the sea each Sunday for an … [Read more...]

Raced By Bruce McLaren and Owned By Briggs Cunningham – A Fiat-Abarth 1000 GT

by Mike Gulett - The Fiat-Abarth 1000 GT is powered by a 982 cc engine with an Abarth-designed twin-cam (Bialbero) cylinder head, dual Weber twin-choke carburetors, and other modifications resulting in 99 bhp at 7,100 rpm. Sports Car Graphic … [Read more...]

A Fine Day At The Hillsborough Concours d’Elegance in 2014

With the many car events canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic we will not see the car action we are accustomed to at this time of year. I thought it would be a good idea to reach back into the My Car Quest archives and occasionally re-post … [Read more...]

The Chrysler Crossfire – Back Under the Spotlight

by Wallace Wyss - Back in 2014, Hagerty, in an article on five used cars they thought had classic potential named the Chrysler Crossfire among them. This was a car borne out of the marriage of Daimler and Chrysler, basically a reskin of the … [Read more...]

Concepts That Are Best Not Revived: 1956 Mercury XM Turnpike Cruiser

by Wallace Wyss - Mercury was a brand that's gone now, it was sort of a ranking-wise, little brother to the Lincoln. In the Fifties they were thought of as a brand that was slightly daring and more upmarket than Ford. Remember the XM … [Read more...]

Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2013 – A Photo Overview

With the many car events canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic we will not see the car action we are accustomed to at this time of year. I thought it would be a good idea to reach back into the My Car Quest archives and occasionally re-post … [Read more...]