My Car Quest

February 6, 2023

The Politics of Cold Weather and Electric Vehicles

by Wallace Wyss - I am watching the TV commercials showing electric trucks powering through Colorado or Idaho, snow no problem. But then I go to this YouTube series called Now you Know, admittedly 100% Tesla fans, but on this episode they bought … [Read more...]

Editorial: Trying to Fathom the Lure of Not Driving Your Low Mileage Future Classic

by Wallace Wyss - I have a hard time understanding the reasons people buy an expensive car and not use it. Maybe it's like a savings bond or stock investment wise but who is going to say it will go up? Most cars depreciate. Some, you drive … [Read more...]

DeTomaso Pantera Targa – The Car Ford Should Have Made

by Wallace Wyss - Writing about DeTomaso is perilous for historians because the company's history is full of dark secrets (one great rumor is that DeTomaso bought Ghia for peanuts from a dictator's son when said son was in jail). The … [Read more...]

When the Bloom Comes Off the Electric Vehicle Rose

by Wallace Wyss - In the beginning, it all sounded so wonderful. Blue skies, Green grass, Flowers blooming. Those bad old stinky ICE cars hustled off the the junkyard. So the ecologists sold us what could be a bill of goods. Several automakers … [Read more...]

The New 2025 Lincoln Star

by Wallace Wyss - Once upon a time Porsche purists would have been horrified to think a Porsche SUV would come along to save the marque. Now maybe a Lincoln SUV will do it for Lincoln. The Star will be an all-new nameplate for the Lincoln … [Read more...]

Editorial: Capitalism At Its Best – Ford vs Tesla

by Wallace Wyss - It is to laugh. Here's Ford, desperate to catch up to Tesla in producing electric vehicles, trolling Tesla saying something to the effect of "Oh, and if your Tesla stops because it's out of juice, don't worry--our Ford F-150 … [Read more...]