My Car Quest

February 25, 2024

Do Cars Have Pedigrees?

by Wallace Wyss - I am eagerly awaiting a review copy of a new book from Car Tech Publishing that has many pictures, I am told, of clay models of Camaros. It's entitled: Camaro Concept Cars: Developing Chevrolet's Pony Car by Scott … [Read more...]

Book Review: Shelby and AC Cobra

Review by Wallace Wyss - TITLE: Shelby and AC Cobra AUTHOR: Brian Laban FORMAT: Vertical BINDING: Hardbound PAGES: 208 PICTURES: Over 200, many in color US Distributor: Motorbook Int. PRICE: $35.96 I have seen this book as far … [Read more...]

Editorial: Why Do Automakers Charge Writers Who Want to Write About Their Cars?

by Wallace Wyss - I talked to a Corvette writer the other day, and he's got plenty to talk about on the new Corvette but I was shocked to find that GM wanted to charge him $200 per picture to get pictures of clay models for a new book. … [Read more...]

How the Book, “SHELBY: The Man, The Cars The Legend” Came to Be….

Many car books come on the market each year. This is the story of how an author became obsessed with one race driver and the cars he created and who covered the same subject in two different books written 30 years apart… … [Read more...]