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Archives for November 2021

Another Long Lost GM Show Car: The Buick Wildcat III

by Wallace Wyss - When Harley Earl was GM VP in charge of Styling (later a word replaced by "Design" as "styling" sounded too frivolous) in the Fifties, it seems he had an obsession for testing the limits of how each brand was regarded by the … [Read more...]

Design Review: 2022 Fisker Ocean SUV

by Wallace Wyss - Been following Henrik Fisker since he worked for Aston Martin and Jaguar. We love his sports cars for their sheer sensuous shapes but SUVs are a little harder to make sexy. In Manhattan Beach, CA., where his new … [Read more...]

Mercedes EQS A Conservative Approach to an Electric Sedan

by Wallace Wyss - Mercedes has fielded an all new electric sedan, designed to compete with Tesla and possibly the Lucid. Mercedes is confident enough to make this their electric flagship. Base engine is a 329-hp, rear-drive powertrain … [Read more...]

Rediscovering the Joy of Driving

Do you remember the feeling you had when you were first practising for your driving test in a used Peugeot? In all likelihood, you felt excited, enthusiastic, and optimistic – and were looking forward to all of the great freedom, autonomy, and fun … [Read more...]

Book Review: Holman & Moody The Legendary Race Team

Review by Wallace Wyss - Title: Holman & Moody The Legendary Race Team Publisher: Octane Press (Motorbooks; 1st edition January 5, 2003) Authors: Tom Cotter & Al Pierce Language: English Hardcover: 248 pages ISBN-10: 0760308756 ISBN-13: … [Read more...]

Mazda 3: Here’s Why It’s Worth It

Mazda is often known to straddle the line between luxury and mainstream. With several other models in the portfolio already, the manufacturer continues to impress the market and consumers alike. However, the variant in question today is Mazda 3. … [Read more...]