My Car Quest

May 27, 2022

Another Long Lost GM Show Car: The Buick Wildcat III

by Wallace Wyss - When Harley Earl was GM VP in charge of Styling (later a word replaced by "Design" as "styling" sounded too frivolous) in the Fifties, it seems he had an obsession for testing the limits of how each brand was regarded by the … [Read more...]

News: All-New Buick Electra Concept EV Crossover Shows In China

by Wallace Wyss - Buick, a hallowed name in American brands, actually sells more Buicks in China than they do in the U.S. That may be why they showed the all-new Buick Electra Concept at the 2020 Beijing Motor Show instead of the U.S. It’s an … [Read more...]

Concept Cars With Only One Good Feature: 1999 Buick Cielo

by Wallace Wyss - Ya ever hear that sexist phrase "She ain't much to look at, but she's one helluva cook." Well that's what I feel about the old Buick concept car, the Cielo, a car my mind probably blocked from my memory. It was ugly, partly … [Read more...]

Interesting Collector Cars For Less Than $50k USD – 1965 Buick Riviera

by Mike Gulett - As collector car prices have increased over the past few years many of us have been priced out of certain collector cars. However, there are still some interesting cars available for under $50,000 USD that would be fun to own and … [Read more...]

Buick Y-Job Concept: A Re-Creation By Gary Wales At Benedict Castle Concours

Text by Wallace Wyss - Photographs by Richard Bartholomew - Nobody in the old car collecting field is as irrepressible as Gary Wales of Woodland Hills, California. Formerly known first as a Ferrari collector when still in … [Read more...]

Buick Wildcat II – Harley’s Good Idea That Came to Naught…

by Wallace Wyss - Harley Earl the 6’ 6” dynamo from Hollywood who was GM’s first director of styling (he called it the Art and Colour section) had a grand plan around 1952. That was to make not only the two seater Corvette but hell, go all the … [Read more...]