My Car Quest

October 18, 2021

Concorso Italiano 2021

Disclosure: The author was a vendor at Concorso Italiano 2021. by Wallace Wyss - I always look forward to Concorso Italiano because in my new calling as a fine artist (as opposed to commercial artists who have to subjugate their art to … [Read more...]

The Last Tjaarda Pantera

by Wallace Wyss - Can a car designer go back in time and correct the things he didn't like on the car he designed that was put into production. According to the author of Tjaarda, a new biography, he can. Tom Tjaarda, some 35 years after he owned … [Read more...]

Memorabilia: Coming to Terms With Black and White

by Wallace Wyss - I am a fine artist. I am currently preparing some artwork for Concorso Italiano (during Monterey Car Week). In doing so, I came across a Ferrari PR shot of a '62 Ferrari 250GTO, one taken so early it doesn't yet have the rear … [Read more...]

A Connoisseur’s Monterey Car Week – 2017

Wherein a motoring scribe describes four days in the motoring paradise that is Monterey Car Week. Thursday of Monterey Car Week is the day of the Tour d'Elegance where many of the cars scheduled to be on display at the Pebbie Beach Concours … [Read more...]

Monterey Car Week – One Man’s Story From 2016

With the many car events canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic we will not see the car action we are accustomed to at this time of year. Today we reach back into the My Car Quest archives and re-post this summary of Monterey Car Week from 2016 to … [Read more...]

Concorso Italiano Revisited – 2014

This is the tenth of the My Car Quest Archives Series - Concorso Italiano Revisited - 2014, a compilation of two previous postings designed to help us get through this time when events like Concorso Italiano and other Monterey Car Week events have … [Read more...]