My Car Quest

September 26, 2020

The Studebaker Avanti

by Mike Gulett - In a last ditch effort to save the company in 1961 new Studebaker president, Sherwood Egbert, wanted a sports car to excite new buyers. Studebaker made the Avanti between June 1962 and December 1963 and marketed it as "America's … [Read more...]

Musk vs. Bezos – The Battle of the Titans Shapes Up For Electric Vehicles

by Wallace Wyss - Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos certainly are larger than life titans of industry with both working and leading in more arenas than just electric vehicles. Today we focus on electric driverless vehicles. Elon Musk We should not … [Read more...]

The End of the Malibu Car Show? – I Do Not Think So

On August 26 I received an email from the City of Malibu (with a copy to Wallace Wyss and someone at the Los Angeles Sheriff's Department). The email summary, The car event that is advertised and was conducted in the City of Malibu … [Read more...]

Spyker Is Back!?

by Mike Gulett - Spyker announced on August 28, 2020 "a far reaching collaboration" between Spyker and Boris Rotenberg, owner of SMP Racing and BR Engineering, his business partner Michail Pessis, co-owner of SMP Racing Monaco as well as owner of … [Read more...]

Editorial: Let’s Accept Level 5 Driverless Vehicles

by Wallace Wyss - It is clear that electric delivery vehicles will soon be the norm. Mega billionaire Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos has ordered a raft of them. And his competitor Elon Musk wants to switch the US business world over to using electric … [Read more...]

Ford GTX-1: A Tale of Woe Yet a Good Looking Car

by Wallace Wyss - Photos by Doug Kneis of his Ford GTX-1. Back in 2004 I decided to do a book on the upcoming Ford GT which was previewed by a concept called GT40. Ford didn't realize they had inadvertently sold the name GT40 so couldn't … [Read more...]