My Car Quest

September 24, 2021

Archives for May 2021

Fiction: The Man In The White Hat

by Wallace Wyss - Jumped ship. That's the way they put it back in the 1800s when a sailor, gobsmacked at first sight of the beauty of a land like Tahiti would jump overboard and swim for shore, determined to make a new life in this magic … [Read more...]

Collector Car Clichés And Contradictions

by Mike Gulett - The following are some common and irritating, at least to me, classic car clichés that are repeated by collector car luminaries over and over...and over. Clichés always have a ring of truth to them but there are some … [Read more...]

Editorial: US Car Companies Miss An Opportunity

I know we have written about this subject recently but it is frustrating that there are no US car companies trying to compete with Rolls Royce. Is the ultra luxury car market really that uninteresting? - Mike Gulett, Editor by Wallace Wyss - … [Read more...]

One Man, One Car For Over 50 years…Ferrari Mondial S/N 0446MD

by Wallace Wyss - (with added info from Pete Vack) - Yes, it’s true, what is today one of the most valuable Ferraris on earth was found languishing at a Rambler dealership (read that and weep, you car hunters who never figured a valuable sports … [Read more...]

People: Bob Lutz, Auto Executive Extraordinaire

by Wallace Wyss - Being Swiss American, I always look for examples of Swiss who accomplished something. I was always a car guy so became a fan of Bob Lutz who I once met at Pebble Beach when he and Tom Gale, Chrysler's design VP, were … [Read more...]

RUF and Porsche Gathering at the 2021 Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals

Text and photos by Derek Meluzio - In the past I have heard other car enthusiasts tell me that as much as they love these beasts with four wheels that we enjoy, in the end it is more about the people than it is the cars. I always believed that … [Read more...]