My Car Quest

March 1, 2024

The Movie Director, The Movie Star and a Custom Ferrari

by Mike Gulett - The Ferrari 375 MM was produced from 1953 to 1955 with a total of 26 being made. The most famous 375 MM is this Pinin Farina custom commissioned in 1954 by director Roberto Rossellini for his wife, actress Ingrid Bergman. … [Read more...]

The Case of the Custom Carrera

A 356 with a colorful history including a bank robber and a Hollywood Kustomizer. by Wallace Wyss - I used to drop into Hollywood customizer Dean Jeffries’ shop whenever I passed by, on that road that paralleled the Hollywood freeway in … [Read more...]

The Dream Of Designing And Building A Special Car Becomes A Reality – Part 2

As promised here is Part Two from the My Car Quest Wayback Machine, from July 2014. Part One was posted yesterday and is available at this link. Mike Gulett, Editor by Raffi Minasian The Los Angeles Auto Expo in 1982 We proposed to … [Read more...]

The Dream Of Designing And Building A Special Car Becomes A Reality – Part 1

Reaching deep into the My Car Quest Wayback Machine, from July 2014, I found this fascinating story about a man that really did design and build his own car. I know many car lovers have this dream but so few actually do it. The Comments are worth … [Read more...]

Is This Spohn Convertible The Ugliest Car Anywhere?

by Mike Gulett - From the My Car Quest archives (or the Wayback Machine if you prefer) comes this story originally from March 2013 about a very unusual car. When this was first published it generated some controversy as you can see from the … [Read more...]

Events: Doin’ The Huff – October 22, 2022

Bo Huff Rockabilly Car Show (Huffarama) that is - San Manuel Stadium San Bernardino, California. Text by Wallace Wyss and photos by Richard Bartholomew - As an automotive reporter, I go to a lot of car shows. Some are sponsored by automakers, … [Read more...]