My Car Quest

September 16, 2021

Design: Another Ferrari Shooting Brake

by Wallace Wyss - First of all, what is a shooting brake? I have my own theory of how the phrase originated. When m'Lord would decide some morning to go off into the hinterlands of his vast landed estate and shoot grouse or pheasants or whatnot, … [Read more...]

A Custom Porsche 356

YES it's a custom - but isn't it significant it was customized by Dean Jeffries? by Wallace Wyss - Way back in the dawn of time, I'm talkin' the '50s, when I hung out in a local drug store to read custom car magazines. I remember reading … [Read more...]

Pinin Farina’s Missing Cadillacs

General Motors was having a love affair with Italy in the '50s. These are the love childs...but some were lost in the wilderness... by Wallace Wyss - On occasion you find a one-off special named after the person who is buying it, or maybe … [Read more...]

A Bespoke Rolls Royce Is Very Different

"The rich are very different from you and me..." F. Scott Fitzgerald by Wallace Wyss - I don't know how, or if, the pandemic is affecting the 1% of the one percent but it's fun to go to the Roll Royce web site to see what the rich are … [Read more...]

Project Car Dreams (While Sheltering In Place…)

Hey, what else do I need? by Wallace Wyss - Like a lot of car buffs, my idle time is spent thinking about what car I would build if I had the money. But the fantasies change, one time it was blonde, I mean at one time is was swoopy doopy … [Read more...]