My Car Quest

April 17, 2021

Rarities: A One-Off Ferrari

by Wallace Wyss - What is the essence of a Ferrari? I mean if you boil it down, what can you take off a Ferrari and still have a running car that still is a Ferrari? I think this custom from a few years ago is one answer to that question. … [Read more...]

Remembering a Giant in the Ferrari World

by Wallace Wyss - It is hard to believe now but I say that one man was responsible for creating the popularity of classic Ferraris in America. He was not a new car dealer. Or in advertising. and not paid by Ferrari. Richard Merritt was just … [Read more...]

Restomod, Pro-Touring, Replica Or Something Completely Different

by Mike Gulett - I suspect that, like me, many of you are attracted to the idea of creating a custom car that is suited to your own tastes and may run on modern mechanicals for a better and more reliable driving experience than the original or it … [Read more...]

At Last The Ferrari Roma In Person

We previously posted a Ferrari Roma design critique by Wallace Wyss in November 2019 at this link. But Wyss now reports he got to see one in person at a recent Cars & Coffee in Malibu, an event he attends weekly in his search for customers who … [Read more...]

Concept Car Finally Reaches Road: Ferrari Pininfarina Modulo 512S

by Wallace Wyss - A lot of time you look at a concept car and if it's real daring in design--i.e. it looks like it wouldn't meet any regulations of lighting, windshield rake, safety, etc, you think "well, a nice idea but it will never reach … [Read more...]

Ferrari Makes a Modern GTO

The Ferrari Omologato is Ferrari's tenth one-off V12. by Wallace Wyss - Ferrari is in business to make money. A rich guy calls you up and says he wants a special one off car, you damn well better build it. But this tifosi wanted a 250GTO … [Read more...]