My Car Quest

December 6, 2019

Design Critique: 2020 Aston Martin DBX

by Wallace Wyss - When Aston Martin showed their DBX SUV prototype a year ago, I thought “well, it’s a nice idea but…” Well, now they didn’t consult me. They went ahead and made it. It is not quite as sleek (read coupe-like) as the … [Read more...]

New Product: Tesla Cybertruck

At last the wooden doorstop inspires a car company…. by Wallace Wyss - Tesla CEO Elon Musk prides himself on being ahead of the curve. I think he’s not the first to announce an electric pickup truck (Rivian showed one last year at the LA … [Read more...]

Ferrari Roma Design Critique

by Wallace Wyss - Yes, there's an all new Ferrari - called the Ferrari Roma. Overall I see a heavy Jaguar influence, which I find disconcerting, but on the other hand I have only seen it in pictures, and my opinions are subject to change … [Read more...]

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...]