My Car Quest

January 28, 2022

Sports Cars and Classic Cars Blog

Concept Cars: 1965 Corvette Mako Shark

Retrospectively, admittedly it was wretched excess but at least two features are on cars today... by Wallace Wyss- It was a coupe, with a fastback side profile but with a "tunnel back" rear window like a Ferrari 250LM with a … [Read more...]

Beautiful Women in Car Advertisements

by Mike Gulett - Advertisers have used beautiful women to sell just about everything since the beginning of advertising, well actually since before advertising. And it still works today. This is true even if the buyer is a women but it works … [Read more...]

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...]

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...]

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...]