My Car Quest

October 27, 2021

Another Lost Cobra Found Hiding Under the Name Ford Cougar II

by Wallace Wyss - For our purposes, the word “lost” needs to be defined. Usually, “lost” is a descriptor applied to an object that no one can find, or something that hasn’t been seen since its original reveal. But in the case of Ford’s Cougar II … [Read more...]

Editorial: Death In The Afternoon

by Wallace Wyss - I don't exactly know when the crash happened, just that it was September 16th, 2021 in Temple City, CA. I was driving and I heard on the radio the words "Cobra...fatal crash." At first the news media thought it was a … [Read more...]

Restomod, Pro-Touring, Replica Or Something Completely Different

by Mike Gulett - I suspect that, like me, many of you are attracted to the idea of creating a custom car that is suited to your own tastes and may run on modern mechanicals for a better and more reliable driving experience than the original or it … [Read more...]

How I Acquired AC Cobra 427 CSX 3129

Reaching back into the My Car Quest archives to March 2018 I found this interesting story from Bob Wachtel. I love reader stories and photos and I do wish there were more of these. If you have a story about a special car or adventure that you want … [Read more...]

Carmel Concours On The Avenue – 2015

Today is traditionally the first real day of Monterey Car Week with the Carmel Concours On The Avenue held in downtown Carmel-by-the-Sea. Today we reach back into the My Car Quest archives and re-post Carmel Concours On The Avenue - 2015 to help … [Read more...]

A Brief History of the Shelby Cobra

The history of Carroll Shelby is multifaceted, complex and fascinating. The movie Ford v Ferrari focuses on his involvement with the 24 Hours of Le Mans where he won the race outright with co-driver Roy Salvadori driving an Aston Martin in 1959. He … [Read more...]