My Car Quest

September 23, 2020

Ford GTX-1: A Tale of Woe Yet a Good Looking Car

by Wallace Wyss - Photos by Doug Kneis of his Ford GTX-1. Back in 2004 I decided to do a book on the upcoming Ford GT which was previewed by a concept called GT40. Ford didn't realize they had inadvertently sold the name GT40 so couldn't … [Read more...]

Editorial: Ford Bronco Follows Jeep Gladiator Into Dangerous Territory

by Wallace Wyss - When Ford Motor Company previewed the new 2021 Bronco they were secretive. Even confiscating reporters' cell phones but a lot good it did them--the pictures are all over the net. Among the features of the car, I was horrified … [Read more...]

Concepts That Are Best Not Revived: 1956 Mercury XM Turnpike Cruiser

by Wallace Wyss - Mercury was a brand that's gone now, it was sort of a ranking-wise, little brother to the Lincoln. In the Fifties they were thought of as a brand that was slightly daring and more upmarket than Ford. Remember the XM … [Read more...]

Concept Cars That Should Have Been Built: 2004 Lincoln Mark X

by Wallace Wyss - Back in 2004 Ford showed a concept called the Mk X (for 10) which was basically a Lincoln-ized two seater Bird. It was meant to be a true American Luxury cruiser with a power retractable glass hard top. You could call … [Read more...]

Carroll Shelby vs Brian Angliss and the AC Cobra Mk IV

by Mike Gulett - Man, Carroll Shelby was really pissed off at Brian Angliss (the founder of Autokraft) and Edsel Ford. All because of the new AC Cobra Mk IV by Autokraft. Why was Shelby so upset about the new AC Cobra Mk IV? Was it the … [Read more...]

Ford Comes Up With a Dynamite Advertising Campaign Just When We Need It

Ford Produces A Life-Saving Idea by Wallace Wyss - Ford did something really commendable this week, they decided to help out folks who bought a Ford and are now rendered jobless by the coronavirus. The spots plug a car payment relief … [Read more...]