My Car Quest

April 10, 2021

Design History: 2004 Chevrolet Nomad Concept

by Wallace Wyss - Oh I remember the original Nomad--the '55,'56 and '57--but somehow this attempt to bring it back eluded me. Actually the '54 Nomad concept had a Corvette front end, but the production car was regular Chevy, using only the show … [Read more...]

Chevrolet El Camino and Ford Ranchero – What’s In A Name?

by Mike Gulett - Who needs a sports car like vehicle with a pick-up bed in the back? It turns out a lot of people who bought the Chevrolet El Camino and fewer who bought the Ford Ranchero thought that is exactly what they needed, or … [Read more...]

Interview Of A Corvette Super Salesman

Interview by Wallace Wyss - There is such a thing as being in the right place at the right time. Well, I'm here to tell ya that Mike Furman of Criswell Chevrolet in Gaithersberg, MD appears to be in that situation. A Corvette salesman for … [Read more...]

2020 Corvette: Yes Virginia, There is a 2020 Corvette Convertible

And, surprise, surprise, it’s a hardtop convertible. by Wallace Wyss - I don’t know why I thought they would do a soft top. But let’s face it, soft top (colloquially known as ragtops) cars are history. Automakers keep offering them, … [Read more...]

Welcome To World Class: The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette

The 2020 Corvette will, I predict, hand Ferrari it’s head. by Wallace Wyss - It is apparent now that the 2020 Corvette, to be announced in mid-July, will be mid-engine. That is significant on several accounts but the principle reason it … [Read more...]

The 1961 Mako Shark I Concept Car: My Memorable Ride…

by Wallace Wyss - Back in the day, the early 60s, I was a pool boy. So one day I’m doing this pool in Birmingham, Michigan and the owner of the house pulls up in a Corvair experimental car, a mid engined one. That got my attention. Next … [Read more...]