My Car Quest

July 20, 2024

Sports Cars and Classic Cars Blog

The Prowler: Why I Want One

by Wallace Wyss - I want one. Now originally I was a critic, like why build a car that looks like a hot rod and yet has a V6 under the hood. Most respecting hot rods of this stripe ('32 Ford roadster lookalike) have V8s, usually … [Read more...]

Book Review: Desire & Design

Title: Desire & Design Author: Keith Helfet Publisher: Porter Press Binding: Hard cover Pages: 138 Price: $52 - here. Review by Wallace Wyss - There are many books on car design but this one is a new approach--one designer's … [Read more...]

Monterey Car Week – Oh Yeah Baby!

by Mike Gulett - It is almost time for Monterey Car Week - just 5-6 weeks away! So, to get you in the mood, here are some of my adventures from years past. I believe it does help to look back at the past to help prepare for the future. Before … [Read more...]

An Artists’s Report on the Rodeo Drive Concours

by Wallace Wyss - Yes sir, I was at the 29th annual Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance, but before the crowds came, propelled by my zeal to capture a shot for a possible painting. Artists have to get up early or stay late to capture their subject … [Read more...]

Station Wagon, Estate Car Or Shooting Brake?

by Mike Gulett - I spent much of my childhood riding around in the back of a station wagon, known in other parts of the world as an estate car or shooting brake. My parents owned a 1964 Mercury Colony Park station wagon which racked up lots of … [Read more...]

Rodeo Drive Concours d’Elegance is on Father’s Day

by Wallace Wyss - One event I go to every year is the Rodeo Drive Father's Day Concours, which I would describe as more of a glitzy wanna-have-fun show than a serious concours like Pebble Beach. I like it because Rodeo Drive is four blocks of the … [Read more...]