My Car Quest

June 12, 2021

Editorial: US Car Companies Miss An Opportunity

I know we have written about this subject recently but it is frustrating that there are no US car companies trying to compete with Rolls Royce. Is the ultra luxury car market really that uninteresting? - Mike Gulett, Editor by Wallace Wyss - … [Read more...]

People: Bob Lutz, Auto Executive Extraordinaire

by Wallace Wyss - Being Swiss American, I always look for examples of Swiss who accomplished something. I was always a car guy so became a fan of Bob Lutz who I once met at Pebble Beach when he and Tom Gale, Chrysler's design VP, were … [Read more...]

Editorial: Rolls Royce Dawn and Wraith Fading Away

Come the Dawn...er, maybe not... by Wallace Wyss - Some things seem eternal. Like triumphant troops marching down Main Street after a war. But when I heard Rolls Royce is stopping importing the convertible Dawn and the two door Wraith … [Read more...]

Concepts That Didn’t Make It: Cadillac Sixteen

by Wallace Wyss - I've been covering the auto industry for, oh, 55 years or so and missed the grand era of the '30s. I saw a picture of the 2003 Cadillac Sixteen concept car recently and realized how much I miss outsize characters like Bob Lutz, … [Read more...]

The 1995 Chrysler Atlantic Concept Car- Or “Atlantique” (As I Prefer To Call It)

by Wallace Wyss - Now some stories in the automotive world are true, and others started out true, but in the retelling, attained some legendary qualities, i.e. embroidering. I believe that Bob Lutz, former Chrysler president and a car … [Read more...]