My Car Quest

October 23, 2019

Two Aston Martin Shooting Brakes For Auction In Monterey

by Mike Gulett - For years I have liked shooting brakes, even before I knew what a shooting brake was, maybe because as a kid I spent a lot of time in the back seat of American made station wagons, like the Mercury Colony Park. We had dogs so … [Read more...]

Vantage Magazine – The DB7 Anniversary

by Mike Gulett - In January of this year I was contacted by Peter Tomalin the managing editor of Vantage Magazine, an independent Aston Martin magazine in the U.K. He wanted to use some of my photos from my 2000 trip to the Aston Martin … [Read more...]

1986 Aston Martin Vantage Zagato

When two famous names worked on a car together with less than stirring results. by Wallace Wyss - With the Sixties Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato, being one of the most beautiful cars of the Sixties, ya think that any Aston done by Zagato … [Read more...]

Aston Martin Race Car With Italian Coachwork To Cross The Block In Monterey

by Wallace Wyss - When I look over my Big Mistakes in barn finding, I remember visiting a guy in Palos Verdes, California maybe 30 years ago that had an Aston Martin DB4GTZ and it was a stunning car, perfectly restored, with coachwork by … [Read more...]

Hood Scoops – Car Art With A Purpose

by Mike - A hood scoop allows air to flow into the engine compartment either to help cool the engine or to deliver cooler air to the engine air intake which can improve performance because cooler air is denser than warmer air. And engines like … [Read more...]

Design Critique: Aston Martin DB11 Convertible

After a walk around I hereby pronounce it as a Ferrari beater (looks-wise). Text by Wallace Wyss - photographs by Richard Bartholomew You kind of wonder, of late, where Aston Martin is going. Do they in fact, have a direction that’s in … [Read more...]

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