My Car Quest

November 27, 2021

Design Critique: 2022 Range Rover

More minimalist than ever. by Wallace Wyss - There is a movement in modern art called "Minimalism" where less is more if you know what I mean. So I can say that word in talking about the Range Rover, redesigned by Jerry McGovern, head of … [Read more...]

Design Review: 2022 Fisker Ocean SUV

by Wallace Wyss - Been following Henrik Fisker since he worked for Aston Martin and Jaguar. We love his sports cars for their sheer sensuous shapes but SUVs are a little harder to make sexy. In Manhattan Beach, CA., where his new … [Read more...]

Mercedes EQS A Conservative Approach to an Electric Sedan

by Wallace Wyss - Mercedes has fielded an all new electric sedan, designed to compete with Tesla and possibly the Lucid. Mercedes is confident enough to make this their electric flagship. Base engine is a 329-hp, rear-drive powertrain … [Read more...]

Design: The First Generation Mustang Could Have Looked Weird in 1965

by Wallace Wyss - I am currently researching old clay model shots and have come up with some Dueseys that surprise even me, an auto writer since the '60s. Like this 1962 clay model that was one of many clays intended to be for the sporty car … [Read more...]

Design Critique: 2022 Mercedes SL

by Wallace Wyss - Say it isn't so, Joe...from some angles the new $100,000 plus Mercedes SL roadster looks like...a Porsche. I heard about it on the radio, a rival car show, and had to check it out. When I saw the first rear 3/4 … [Read more...]

The Last Tjaarda Pantera

by Wallace Wyss - Can a car designer go back in time and correct the things he didn't like on the car he designed that was put into production. According to the author of Tjaarda, a new biography, he can. Tom Tjaarda, some 35 years after he owned … [Read more...]