My Car Quest

April 15, 2024

Sports Cars and Classic Cars Blog

Still Missing: The Pininfarina Cadillac Skylight Twins

I am amazed at what I find deep in the My Car Quest Wayback Machine and this article from December 2014 about Pininfarina Cadillacs by Wallace Wyss is as interesting as it gets (including the Comments). I hope you enjoy the read. Mike Gulett, … [Read more...]

Patina: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

by Mike Gulett - I pointed out to a friend one time that the interior of his original 1960s Ferrari was "dirty" and he replied that it was "patina". We were joking around but it started me thinking about what is good patina and when does the … [Read more...]

Editorial: Beware The Salt Monster

Go ahead move back East. But there's something waiting to eat your car... by Wallace Wyss - You hear a lot about what is going on in California prices, houses being over $800,000, rent, gas, food. The media loves quoting how many … [Read more...]

De Tomaso Mangusta – An Untouched Survivor

by Mike Gulett - My friend and car lover, Bud Millard, died about two years ago. I spent time with him at nearly every car event in the San Francisco Bay Area and Monterey for many years. This article about his De Tomaso Mangusta was … [Read more...]

Iso Rivolta A3/C – The Sanction II Continuation

by Mike Gulett - A very rare Iso Rivolta A3/C Sanction II Continuation is now up for auction on Bring a Trailer. This is a high quality recreation of the Iso Rivolta A3/C or Bizzarrini GT 5300. It is made on a real Iso Rivolta GT chassis, this … [Read more...]

Ferrari Cruise In at the Petersen Museum

by Wallace Wyss - The Petersen Automotive Museum located mid-Wilshire, is a draw even without 90 or so Ferraris but the annual Ferrari Club of America gathering made it more exciting. The Ferraris were free to see and the delicious bagels … [Read more...]