My Car Quest

September 23, 2021

A Car Guy’s Tales From Hollywood

Deep in the My Car Quest archives I rediscovered this Wallace Wyss classic from 2016. A story like most of us have never experienced, nor likely will. A real life noir story about a real car writer and would be Hollywood writer. Maybe the noir … [Read more...]

A Ford Roadster Hot Rod Like No Other

by Mike Gulett - Walking around a Concours event one can see the most unusual sites. Take this Ferrari powered Ford Hot Rod for example that was on display at the Carmel Concours on the Avenue in 2014. I have seen one other Ferrari powered … [Read more...]

Editorial: Is This Ferrari Political Poison?

by Wallace Wyss - Now it happens the Pininfarina designed Ferrari 275GTB is one of my all time favorite Ferraris (not for its brakes but its looks). I've painted portraits of several of them. But there's one I wouldn't want to own because of a … [Read more...]

Classic Art On Wheels: Remembering History – The 1963 Ferrari 250P

Would you believe that I once rode in one being used as a street car? by Wallace Wyss - Ferrari built the 250P (prototype) to compete in the newly created prototype class of the World Sportscar Championship. He had resisted going mid-engine in … [Read more...]

A Barn Find Discussion and Cartoon

by Mike Gulett - This Ferrari 275 GTB was at the Gooding auction in Monterey in August 2011. The estimate was $900,000 - $1,300,000 and the car sold for $1,540,000! Gooding's description: Desirable Alloy-Bodied 275 … [Read more...]

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...]