My Car Quest

February 7, 2023

Editorial: Trying to Fathom the Lure of Not Driving Your Low Mileage Future Classic

by Wallace Wyss - I have a hard time understanding the reasons people buy an expensive car and not use it. Maybe it's like a savings bond or stock investment wise but who is going to say it will go up? Most cars depreciate. Some, you drive … [Read more...]

Bertone’s One-Off Aston Martin

This 1960 Aston Martin DB4 GT Bertone Jet Coupe - a sleeper saved... by Wallace Wyss - Sometimes it’s the odd one that appreciates the most… At one time, race cars were fetching a lot more at the major auctions than car show one-offs. The idea … [Read more...]

Thanks to Electric Cars Hood Scoops Are Going Away

by Mike Gulett - Another reason to dislike the transition to electric cars is we will see the demise of the air scoop on cars and certainly the beloved hood scoop will be gone. There is no need for a hood scoop to cool the engine of an EV like … [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...]

There Will Always Be An England – Right?

by Wallace Wyss - I used to love that saying, particularly when thinking of how, with stiff upper lips and eyes to the sky, they withstood the Blitz during WWII. But now that the Prime Minister has announced no internal combustion cars will … [Read more...]

Is Bizzarrini Really Making A Comeback?

by Mike Gulett - Word on the street (really the internet) is that there is a new effort to revive the Bizzarrini automotive brand. Remember Giotto Bizzarrini was the engineer behind the Ferrari 250 GTO - today the most valuable car model in the … [Read more...]