My Car Quest

October 22, 2019

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...]

Dream Cars That Didn’t Make It: 2005 Chrysler Firepower

by Wallace Wyss - Who can we complain to when prototypes are not green lighted for production? And, can we complain a decade or so later? If the answer to the second question is “Yes” here is my complaint. Get it to the right people. Chrysler … [Read more...]

1956 Chrysler – A Great Style

by Mike Gulett - In 1955 all Chrysler cars were redesigned by Virgil Exner and Chrysler introduced the C300, which was a great idea as can be seen in the photos below. The Windsor was the top of the line for Chrysler in the years 1951 through the … [Read more...]

The Chrysler Airflow – Ahead Of Its Time

by Mike - In 1934 Chrysler made a significant change to traditional car styling with the introduction of the Imperial Airflow model. The Airflow was the first full size car designed with aerodynamics in mind. Carl Breer, a Chrysler … [Read more...]

Hot Rod Engines

by Mike - The engine is a very important element of the hot rod and there are almost as many different hot rod engines as their are hot rod designs. With all of the engine choices it is common for the engines to be mixed up with the car … [Read more...]

The Concept Car That Went Through War

by Wallace Wyss - I think I was born as a barn finder. Even before I knew that there was an occupation of “barn finder” I was spotting cars in magazines and filing them away mentally as future cars to look for. Take the Plymouth XNR show … [Read more...]

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