My Car Quest

September 16, 2021

Remember Custom Vans From the 1970s?

by Mike Gulett - I remember the 1970s fondly because I was young and having fun. One of the fun times was owning and driving a custom 1978 Chevy Van that was customized for comfort. I bought it new from a Chevrolet dealer in San Diego who had it … [Read more...]

Art: The Man in White Series

"The Man in White" is the name of a series of classic car-related paintings My Car Quest contributor Wallace Wyss is preparing for his booth at Concorso Italiano, an event that's part of Monterey Car Week. There is no longer an AFAS tent at … [Read more...]

Fiat Freakout National Convention – 2021

Text and photos by Derek Meluzio - What makes a good automotive event? Better yet, what makes a GREAT automotive event? A concours or show with quality and or quantity can help. A track day gets everybody's blood pumping. A scenic driving tour … [Read more...]

Editorial: When It’s Too Good To Be True

Let's all be careful out there... by Wallace Wyss - I shoulda picked it up earlier--something isn't right. I'm talking about a fancy exotic car dealership in the Inland Empire part of Southern California. They had a fabulous showroom … [Read more...]

Design: Another Ferrari Shooting Brake

by Wallace Wyss - First of all, what is a shooting brake? I have my own theory of how the phrase originated. When m'Lord would decide some morning to go off into the hinterlands of his vast landed estate and shoot grouse or pheasants or whatnot, … [Read more...]

Nearly Forgotten: Lloyd Cars From Germany

by Robert Maselko - The recent attempt by a Chinese company to revive the Borgward brand, called attention to the storied past of that long defunct marque. For those not following along, Borgward was a premium German car from the northern city of … [Read more...]