My Car Quest

February 23, 2024

Archives for June 2021

Classic Pickup Trucks Are Here To Stay

by Mike Gulett - Ford introduced the first purpose built pickup truck in 1925; it was based on the Model T and was called the "Ford Model T Runabout with Pickup Body." I guess Ford must get credit for coining the term “pickup”. By 1932 Ford had … [Read more...]

Make Your Car Look Brand New With These Tips

Making your car look new boosts your confidence and reduces its depreciation rate. There are dozens of things you can do to ensure your prized asset retains its tip-top look. However, some are either too costly or too taxing for ordinary car owners … [Read more...]

Ferrari Introduces A Second Hybrid

The 2022 Ferrari 296 GTB is a V6 Hybrid. by Wallace Wyss - Almost 50 hears ago Ferrari premiered a mid-engined car powered by a V6 that used an engine started by a young designer named Alfredino, Enzo Ferrari's son. After Dino's death the … [Read more...]

Four Car Lights That Will Get Your Ride Noticed!

If you are looking to change the look of your car but don’t want to make a big investment, consider giving your headlights a facelift. Whether it’s a simple black paint job or an elaborate design, you will never go wrong with headlight upgrades. This … [Read more...]

Editorial: When It’s Too Good To Be True

Let's all be careful out there... by Wallace Wyss - I shoulda picked it up earlier--something isn't right. I'm talking about a fancy exotic car dealership in the Inland Empire part of Southern California. They had a fabulous showroom … [Read more...]

Design: Another Ferrari Shooting Brake

by Wallace Wyss - First of all, what is a shooting brake? I have my own theory of how the phrase originated. When m'Lord would decide some morning to go off into the hinterlands of his vast landed estate and shoot grouse or pheasants or whatnot, … [Read more...]