My Car Quest

September 16, 2021

Archives for July 2020

Concorso Italiano Revisited – 2014

This is the tenth of the My Car Quest Archives Series - Concorso Italiano Revisited - 2014, a compilation of two previous postings designed to help us get through this time when events like Concorso Italiano and other Monterey Car Week events have … [Read more...]

Groundhog Day in Malibu: Yes, it Continueth…

by Wallace Wyss - Photos by Richard Bartholomew - Remember the film comedy Groundhog Day where Bill Murray is an emcee at the annual re-appearance of a groundhog named Phil who whether he sees or doesn't see his shadow predicts whether … [Read more...]

Ugly Car Department: The 1973 Phantom VI Rolls Royce by Frua

The Italians don’t always do it better... by Wallace Wyss - OK time was, as late as the '60s, you could go to the ultimate luxury brand, Rolls Royce, and order a chassis and then send the design over to a distinguished Italian coachbuilder … [Read more...]

The Timeless Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato

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...]

Malibu: Pandemic – What Pandemic?

This is the latest in the our series on the casual car events held in Malibu every Sunday for the last few weeks. Wallace Wyss and Richard Bartholomew seem to go every week and continue to find interesting cars and people. During this time of the … [Read more...]

Marketing: Rolls Royce Dawn Silver Bullet

In folklore, a bullet cast from silver is often one of the few weapons that are effective against a werewolf, witch, vampire, or other monster. The term is also a metaphor for a simple, seemingly magical, solution to a difficult … [Read more...]