My Car Quest

January 21, 2022

Personalities: Gary Bobileff of Bobileff Motorcar Company

by Wallace Wyss - When I first met Gary Bobileff back in his bearded youth, he was trying to sell me a sports car. I think it was a Ferrari 500SF or some such, with special custom bodywork but he admitted it drove like "an old truck." This was … [Read more...]

Design: BMW Concept XM

A mistake from the word "Go". by Wallace Wyss - I watch Frank Stephenson's YouTube videos on design. Rarely have I seen him fire all guns at one design and pronounce it failed. But he did it with this new BMW Concept SUV, the XM. This … [Read more...]

The Nissan Prince R380 – A Winning Race Car

by Mike Gulett - The Prince R380 was Japan's first purpose built "pure racing car". It was built in 1965 by Prince Motor Company to compete in the Japanese Grand Prix primarily against Porsche (the 904 and the 906). After Prince merged with … [Read more...]

Editorial: Planned Obsolescence – Trying to Break Free

by Wallace Wyss - Maybe it was because I was born in the '40s and first became aware of cars in the '60s. This was the Glory Days of GM when they had over 50% of the US auto market and Japanese cars weren't here yet. I yearned to go to … [Read more...]

Get Your Car Ready For A Road Trip

Are you planning for your road trip? There are many things to prepare for, such as choosing where you will be going, planning activities, and booking hotels. However, one thing you shouldn’t forget is getting your vehicle ready for the road trip. You … [Read more...]

The Classic Hudson Hornet

by Mike Gulett -  In the early 1950s Hudson was a formidable competitor in NASCAR. The Hudson Hornet dominated stock car racing in those days when the cars were actually real stock cars and not special built race cars. By Spencer Blake, … [Read more...]