My Car Quest

April 13, 2021

Rarities: A One-Off Ferrari

by Wallace Wyss - What is the essence of a Ferrari? I mean if you boil it down, what can you take off a Ferrari and still have a running car that still is a Ferrari? I think this custom from a few years ago is one answer to that question. … [Read more...]

Forgotten Concept Cars: The Chrysler Lamborghini Portofino

Chrysler's first attempt at an exotic... by Wallace Wyss - Chrysler, having turned the corner and making money in the late '80s, got ambitious to be All Things to All Men and that included building an exotic car, showing the Eye-talians how to … [Read more...]

The Genesis Electric Concept Shows Genesis Could Be a Styling Leader

by Wallace Wyss - This Genesis X prototype, unveiled recently, is only a concept but if it reaches reality on the road, it sets a new standard for Korean design. The design does not look like it comes from a company that has made only five … [Read more...]

A Shelby Cobra Comes Back

For one guy at least... by Wallace Wyss - The 2004 Ford Shelby Cobra Concept was built during the last hurrah of Shelby at Ford, when he had been brought back as a spokesman. No one had better credentials as far as creating exciting cars. … [Read more...]

News: All-New Buick Electra Concept EV Crossover Shows In China

by Wallace Wyss - Buick, a hallowed name in American brands, actually sells more Buicks in China than they do in the U.S. That may be why they showed the all-new Buick Electra Concept at the 2020 Beijing Motor Show instead of the U.S. It’s an … [Read more...]

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...]