My Car Quest

July 24, 2024

The Story of a Painting: Gulf Ford GT40

by Wallace Wyss - I wrote a couple of books on the original Ford GT40s of the Sixties. So it's a car I've been in love with for a long time. I had a chance to shoot one of the real ones at Laguna Seca during a vintage race. This car is … [Read more...]

The Primary Colors of Classic Cars

by Mike Gulett - I have a weakness for car colors especially green, orange, yellow and silver. But really I like them all, at least on the right car. The color can impact how we think a car looks and either bring out the beauty of the design or … [Read more...]

The Nature of Beauty and Style

by Mike Gulett - There are some classic cars that have universal, or near universal, appeal. Almost all of us love the Lamborghini Miura, the Mercedes 300SL, the Ferrari 275 GTB, the Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato and the Iso Grifo. But what about … [Read more...]

My Evolution – The Nature Of Classic Car Beauty And Style

by Mike Gulett - There are some classic cars that have universal, or near universal, appeal. We all love the Lamborghini Miura, the Mercedes 300SL, the Ferrari 275 GTB, the Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato and the Iso Grifo. But what about models … [Read more...]

How I Acquired AC Cobra 427 CSX 3129

Reaching back into the My Car Quest archives to March 2018 I found this interesting story from Bob Wachtel. I love reader stories and photos and I do wish there were more of these. If you have a story about a special car or adventure that you want … [Read more...]

The 1964 Ford GT40: The Auspicious Beginning of a Champion

Frequent contributor Wallace Wyss wrote to me "Ford has generously posted some pictures on the net of clay models of GT40s so I wanted to write about the trials and tribulations of the first year of the GT40. They show how laughably naive Ford was … [Read more...]