My Car Quest

August 12, 2020

Design Critique: 2021 Nissan Ariya SUV

by Wallace Wyss - OK I am giving in, retiring my oft-heard comment "They'll never make a good looking SUV." For one thing the Range Rover I think is neat and clean and even the Ford Explorer that copies it is starting to look good. But I … [Read more...]

Opinion: Old Bronco Reborn as Electric

by Wallace Wyss - I knew it was coming, I'd already seen a Porsche and an air cooled VW Beetle reborn with electric power. I want to predict here and now that within five years hundreds of owners of classic cars will be taking them to one of … [Read more...]

Design Critique: The New Tesla Roadster

by Wallace Wyss - The Tesla roadster is already "old" before it got into production, whenever that is. But Tesla already has a lot of orders because it seems like it will be a unique car that can go more than 600 miles on a charge. This is … [Read more...]

Fake Engine Sounds Are The Future

Yes, it’s not a joke. by Wallace Wyss - At first at the Los Angeles Auto Show when I heard that the new Mustang Mach E, a sort of SUV with Mustang design cues, will be available with a system to fake engine sounds, I thought they were kidding. … [Read more...]

Design Critique: Porsche Taycan

Porsche switches gears to electric. by Wallace Wyss - Not all of them of course. We will still have the flat six and V8 internal combustion engines and I think there’s a four in there somewhere. But the writing is on the wall, folks: … [Read more...]

The Volvo XC40 Electric to be Unveiled in October

One of the most hotly-awaited reveals in the vehicle world is undoubtedly that of the Volvo VC40 - the company’s first electric car. It is the electric version of the XC40 SUV, which bears a sporty design, cutting-edge technology, and a reputation … [Read more...]