My Car Quest

September 16, 2021

Archives for January 2021

Zero260: Curating Cars For Sale on the Internet

by Mike Gulett - Every now and then, I like to look at cars for sale - that is why my blog is named My Car Quest. Sometimes it’s to see how much models similar to those I own, or have owned, are going for, or if that car I’ve pined for my entire … [Read more...]

Ragin’ Rivolta: A Ready to Race Iso Rivolta Race Car

by Wallace Wyss - Yes, Virginia there is a Santa Claus. And there is as well a racing Iso Rivolta. Not just the one I saw at the Monterey Historics but one that has raced in recent years in European classic car events. I have new respect for the … [Read more...]

Driverless Race Cars – The Indy Autonomous Challenge

by Mike Gulett - Racing has been an instrument for advancing automobile technology from the beginning of the automobile. This trend will continue into the new world of self-driven autonomous automobiles and electric cars. In my article series … [Read more...]

Confessions: My (Near) Royal Experience

My first experience with a pre-war V12 Rolls-Royce Phantom III. by Wallace Wyss - The worst thing you can be as a car enthusiast is to be a know-it-all. Especially if you don't know much. So I am embarrassed, retroactively, about the … [Read more...]

Dubious Language In Car Advertisements and Auction Listings

by Mike Gulett - Have you noticed how some on-line car advertisements and auction company car descriptions have evolved over recent years and are not quite right or at least are unusual? They use strange phraseology and sometimes the words … [Read more...]

The Iso Grifo Spider: A Mystifying Recent Sighting

by Wallace Wyss - Iso Grifo Spider Story Part 1 Originally Renzo Rivolta, founder of Iso in Italy, thought an open car would be a good companion for the Iso Grifo coupe. And so a one off Spider was made. It is not known if that too was … [Read more...]