My Car Quest

October 20, 2021

The Last Tjaarda Pantera

by Wallace Wyss - Can a car designer go back in time and correct the things he didn't like on the car he designed that was put into production. According to the author of Tjaarda, a new biography, he can. Tom Tjaarda, some 35 years after he owned … [Read more...]

Three of the Best Vehicles For A Modern Day Road Trip

Traveling abroad can be an exhilarating experience. You get to see far off lands, experience foreign cultures, and take in all the sights and sounds of a place that you’ve only read about or seen on TV. But, domestic travel can be just as … [Read more...]

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...]