My Car Quest

January 29, 2023

Design Critique: Buick Wildcat

by Wallace Wyss - Passenger cars in coupe or sedan form? Don't look at Buick. They dropped them in the US in '21. They make crossovers and SUVs for America now. But in other countries there are Buick sedans and coupes, particularly in China where … [Read more...]

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...]