My Car Quest

October 22, 2019

The Restomod Trend

by Mike - The trend toward restomods is accelerating. The recent Barrett-Jackson auction in Arizona featured a few hundred restomods and some of those sold for more than a fully authentic restored model. I suspect that, like me, many of you … [Read more...]

The Holden Hurricane – Could It Have Been A Corvette Competitor?

by Mike - The Holden Hurricane is a concept car designed and made by GM Holden in 1969. I think this design style is very attractive and would have been well suited to compete with the Corvette. Since both are owned by GM it would have been an … [Read more...]

A Mid-Engine Corvette: Arguments Pro and Con

by Wallace Wyss - Collectively, we have all been waiting for a mid engined Corvette. I even drove one prototype, the Two Rotor, though it’s arguable that it was a Corvette because (as was accidentally revealed much later by Zora … [Read more...]

The 1963 Chevrolet Corvette Done Italian Style

by Wallace Wyss - I still remember when the Corvette “aero coupe” came out in ’63, how exciting it was--a fastback coupe with wow, a split rear window. But then, as time went on I lost a little of my excitement, when I saw a.) the side vents … [Read more...]

The 1963 Corvette Stingray Aero Coupe: Flawed But Memorable

by Wallace Wyss - I remember clear as a bell when the ’63 Corvette Stingray came out. My friends would call me and report a sighting (this was before e-mail, mind you). Everybody seemed more excited about the fastback than the … [Read more...]

The Corvette From Wisconsin (Via Italy)

by Wallace Wyss - Maybe one of the worst things you can do when you are a designer, working in harness for a famous designer, is to develop your own design and premiere it. It’s like saying “I’m better than my boss.” And yet I remember … [Read more...]

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