My Car Quest

October 23, 2019

ArtCenter College of Design Looking For One Of A Kind Vehicles That Stand Alone

For the ArtCenter College of Design Car Classic on October 20th. by Wallace Wyss - If there is one college that stands above all others in supplying the auto industry, it is ArtCenter College of Design, high on a hill in Pasadena. Each year … [Read more...]

2020 Corvette: Our Design Critic Rates The New Mid-Engine Corvette

by Wallace Wyss - This design critique of the new 2020 mid-engine Corvette was made from public relations photos released July 18, 2019 by Chevrolet some of which are shown here. This is subject to revision when the author sees the car in … [Read more...]

Book Review: Maestro: Bill Mitchell & The Iconic Cars Of GM Styling

Review by Wallace Wyss - By Roy Lonberger -Hardbound -440 pages -$375 list price -13×11 in, 33×28 cm -ISBN: 9781366831507 -Available from Amazon.com at this link. More than 50 years ago, I was cleaning a swimming pool … [Read more...]

Forgotten Design Trends: The Dual Cowl Phaeton

by Wallace Wyss - I think it’s a neglected configuration. Which should, I say, be brought back, if only to have more cards in our deck so to speak. I mean it’s so American to have parades with beautiful girls sitting on the convertible top … [Read more...]

The New 2019 Bentley GTC – A Design Critique

by Wallace Wyss - OK, I was invited to a Bentley dealer showing but didn’t go because it wouldn’t involve driving and what’s a Bentley 12-cylinder convertible for if not for driving? Anyway judging on the pictures, they did not have … [Read more...]

ArtCenter College of Design – Car Classic 2018

Like Old Home Week for Grads by Wallace Wyss - The ArtCenter College of design, situated high on a hill overlooking Pasadena, is famous for one thing—training a good proportion of the world’s car designers. They have changed themes … [Read more...]

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