My Car Quest

November 29, 2023

Do Cars Have Pedigrees?

by Wallace Wyss - I am eagerly awaiting a review copy of a new book from Car Tech Publishing that has many pictures, I am told, of clay models of Camaros. It's entitled: Camaro Concept Cars: Developing Chevrolet's Pony Car by Scott … [Read more...]

Design Critique: Mercedes-Benz Vision One-Eleven

This Mercedes concept design is a homage to their 1960s C-111 prototype. by Wallace Wyss - Mercedes-Benz recently unveiled the Vision One-Eleven, an electric homage to the gillinged metallic orange C111 experimental supercar first shown … [Read more...]

Volvo Concept Recharge

by Wallace Wyss - Volvo's latest production cars still have the anchor around their neck of being designed for ICE drivetrains. But this prototype (from 2021) is the first SUV from Volvo on an electric only platform with flat floors. They … [Read more...]

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

Reaching into the My Car Quest Wayback Machine I came up with this interesting story from March 2018. I hope you all enjoy it again, or for the first time. Mike Gulett, Editor. by Wallace Wyss - Back in the day, the early 60s, I was a … [Read more...]

The Pontiac Firebird Type K

by Mike Gulett - I have a fondness for the station wagon (or shooting brake or estate car as the British call them) every since I was a kid and spent a lot of time in my parents '64 Mercury Colony Park station wagon. Many really cool concept … [Read more...]

The Lincoln Model L100 Concept

Coulda Killed the Cadillac Celestiq... by Wallace Wyss - I pity some VP at Ford if the $300,000 Cadillac Celestiq is a success. Because Lincoln had a competitor of similar size and shape but didn’t green light it. They claim the … [Read more...]