My Car Quest

February 28, 2024

The 1961 Mako Shark I Concept Car: My Memorable Ride…

Reaching into the My Car Quest Wayback Machine I came up with this interesting story from March 2018. I hope you all enjoy it again, or for the first time. Mike Gulett, Editor. by Wallace Wyss - Back in the day, the early 60s, I was a … [Read more...]

The Grand National Roadster Show

The Grand National Roadster Show, held in Pomona, CA, is now in its 73rd year. Previously known as the Oakland Roadster Show, it is the longest running indoor car show in the world. Text and Photos by Wallace Wyss - I grew up in Michigan and I … [Read more...]

Discovering the New World of Custom Teslas

by Wallace Wyss - It was nothing like the 100 or so Ferraris I saw the day after attending a cruise-in cars-and-coffee at the art deco-restyled Petersen museum but I gotta admit that the Teslas I saw at the Zimmerman Museum in El Segundo, CA the … [Read more...]

How To Make a Ferrari Look Better: Vandenbrink Shooting Brake

by Wallace Wyss - The car is based on the Ferrari 612 Scaglietti. The "shooting brake" name came from when M'Lords and Ladies in Blighty wanted to go out on their land and down some pheasants and maybe the guns would scare the horses so they … [Read more...]

Seven Ways to Make Your Car Stand Out

Are you tired of your car getting 'lost' in the crowd? There are some easy modifications that can make your car unique - they allow you to express your personality and individuality, and make a statement in the aftermarket and car modification … [Read more...]

John Toom – Engineer, Artist and Inventor

John Toom had a dream to design and build his own car. It turns out he also had the drive and the skill to do so, unfortunately he died just short of finishing his Jaguar Aerodyne. Ron and Sonya Kellogg bought it and funded its completion. The Jaguar … [Read more...]