My Car Quest

December 6, 2019

The BMW 1600 GT (Glas)

by Mike - This little 1968 BMW 1600 GT was spotted at the 2016 Carmel Concours-on-the-Avenue during Monterey Car Week. BMW acquires products and technology In the mid-1950s BMW was having financial difficulties and decided to acquire … [Read more...]

Design Analysis: 2020 Toyota Supra

Toyota will do the coupe while BMW does the roadster. by Wallace Wyss - It’s a little risky talking about a car that is so far off but pictures of the new Supra are leaking out. The big news is that this is a car made in combination with … [Read more...]

The BMW Wedge

by Mike - Spring is here - I know this may seem hard to believe if you live on the US East Coast but it is true. This means car events are here and one of the best is the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance and the auctions that surround this great … [Read more...]

Iso Isetta: The Big Little Car

by Mike Gulett - The Isetta is physically a small car but as an idea and a design concept it had a big impact on the automobile industry. Conceived and developed by the Italian motor scooter and motorcycle company, Iso, it was a brilliant idea … [Read more...]

A Great Barn Find: 1969 BMW 2800 Spicup

by Wallace Wyss - We like to think, being car enthusiasts, that when a carrozzeria builds a prototype, that it is treasured when it is lucky enough to be “liberated” after its show career and sold to private parties. But no. I cite the case of … [Read more...]

BMW M1 Race Car

by Mike - Styled by Giorgetto Giugiaro and originally planned to be made by Lamborghini for BMW (unfortunately those plans fell through). The BMW M1 was made from 1978 to 1981 and is the first mass-produced mid-engined BMW with only 453 being … [Read more...]