My Car Quest

November 15, 2019

Artist’s Favorite: 1966-1967 Ferrari 330 P3 and P4

by Wallace Wyss - One of the great mysteries of endurance racing in the Sixties is why Enzo Ferrari, arguably the superior technician in developing race cars, couldn’t beat Ford at Le Mans in ’66 with the Ferrari 330 P3. It wasn’t for … [Read more...]

This Ferrari 250 LM Was the Last Ferrari To Win The 24 Hours of Le Mans

by Mike Gulett - While most of the attention at the 1965 24 Hours of Le Mans was focused on the factory team entries of Ferrari and Ford, it was a privately entered one-year-old mid-engine 3.3-liter V12 Ferrari 250 LM which caused a major upset … [Read more...]

Fifteen Reasons Why We Buy a Used Car (Classic Car)

by Mike Gulett - We have different reasons why we like certain car makes and models. We like some cars in a way that we want to own one and we like other cars in a way that we admire the art, the engineering, the shape or maybe the color but have … [Read more...]

Mystery Car: The Ferrari P80/C

by Wallace Wyss - At The Quail this year during Monterey Car Week, the first car I saw when I walked in was a new Ferrari, reportedly conceived as a completely original interpretation of the Sports Prototype concept. It’s called the … [Read more...]

The Fabled Ferrari 250 GTO

A Look at the Series 2 GTO by Wallace Wyss - You can see why Chez Pininfarina hated the Series I Ferrari GTO. Because that damn engineer Giotto Bizzarrini, who created the car from the short wheelbase 250GT without a stylist per se. The order … [Read more...]

Design Analysis : A Custom Ferrari by an Ex-Ferrari Designer

The Kode 57 by Wallace Wyss - Photographs by Richard Bartholomew - Ferrari has it’s “special projects" department but I kinda think I’d go to Ken Okuyama, a handsome former professor at the Art Center College of Design, to order my … [Read more...]

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