My Car Quest

May 27, 2022

Concept Cars: 1965 Corvette Mako Shark

Retrospectively, admittedly it was wretched excess but at least two features are on cars today... by Wallace Wyss- It was a coupe, with a fastback side profile but with a "tunnel back" rear window like a Ferrari 250LM with a … [Read more...]

Design Commentary: Proposing the Next Generation Corvette (like 2023)

And why it's needed... by Wallace Wyss - OK the new Corvette is, admittedly, a tour de force. After 60 yrs of promising it they finally went mid-engine. Now they have a world class car to combat the European claims of superior handling, speed, … [Read more...]

Cars Of The California Mille – 2012 – Part 1

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. I thought it would be a good idea to reach back into the My Car Quest archives and occasionally re-post … [Read more...]

Welcome To World Class: The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette

The 2020 Corvette will, I predict, hand Ferrari it’s head. by Wallace Wyss - It is apparent now that the 2020 Corvette, to be announced in mid-July, will be mid-engine. That is significant on several accounts but the principle reason it … [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...]

The Only Steel Bodied Corvette – The 1963 Corvette Rondine

by Mike - The Corvette Rondine is a prototype commissioned by the Italian coach builder Pininfarina and was displayed at the 1963 Paris Auto Show. Pininfarina is best known as the designer of most Ferrari models over the past few … [Read more...]