My Car Quest

January 26, 2022

Design: The First Generation Mustang Could Have Looked Weird in 1965

by Wallace Wyss - I am currently researching old clay model shots and have come up with some Dueseys that surprise even me, an auto writer since the '60s. Like this 1962 clay model that was one of many clays intended to be for the sporty car … [Read more...]

Concepts: 1970 Ford Mustang Milano

It seems to have influenced the modern day Dodge Challenger... by Wallace Wyss - In the late '60s leading into the '70s, Ford was intent on coming up with an Italian influenced car. Most of the Ford prototypes had Italian names and Henry Ford … [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...]

In Remembrance – Lee Iacocca

by Wallace Wyss - I met over lunch with a fellow author recently, a historian, but could not convince him of my theory that one man could make the difference on a race team or managing an auto empire. He maintained everybody was important, down … [Read more...]

The Path Not Taken: Ford’s 1967 Mid-Engined Mach 2

by Wallace Wyss - To create the Ford Mach 2 it was a natural--take the transaxle from a GT40, and a reliable tested-in-combat 289 and lay it in a Mustang floorpan but amidship, not up front. Engineer Ed Hull is credited with working it out on … [Read more...]

The 1966 Shelby GT350 – This Would Be A Cool Car To Own

by Mike - The 1965 Shelby GT350 Mustang is a milestone car for many reasons and the 1966 model may be a better street driver. Both the 1965 and 1966 have a top level collectability rating, with the 1966 version going for prices that are half (or … [Read more...]