My Car Quest

July 31, 2021

Memorabilia: Coming to Terms With Black and White

by Wallace Wyss - I am a fine artist. I am currently preparing some artwork for Concorso Italiano (during Monterey Car Week). In doing so, I came across a Ferrari PR shot of a '62 Ferrari 250GTO, one taken so early it doesn't yet have the rear … [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...]

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...]

Should Car Design Firms Copy Classic Designs?

The Toff's Travels - Editorial by Wallace Wyss - When Deny Behar, once of Lotus, proposed recently that his new firm, Ares Design, make a lookalike body of the fabled Ferrari 250 GTO and make it available for rebodying modern Ferraris, … [Read more...]

What About Ferrari Continuation Cars – Is It Really A Good Idea?

OPINION: Should Ferrari jump in the pool with Jaguar and build a continuation car? by Wallace Wyss - And if so, which model, pray tell? Well the most coveted Ferrari of all the 250 GTO. A real one cost between $50 and $70 million USD and … [Read more...]

A Ferrari 250 GTO To Roll Across The Block In Monterey

by Wallace Wyss - At last, at Monterey this year, the old question posed by Ferrari collectors since the late '60s will be answered: What’s worth more-- a series I 250GTO with its fastback roof, or a series II with the all new body shape … [Read more...]