My Car Quest

June 6, 2020

The First Shelby Cobra

Yes, Shelby’s family sold it. by Wallace Wyss - I suppose a lot of inventors sell the first of something they create but you gotta hand it to Carroll Shelby, he hung onto that first Cobra through thick and thin. Did Henry Ford keep the … [Read more...]

Car Of The Day – 1965 Shelby GT350 Mustang

by Mike Gulett - In 1964 Ford asked Carroll Shelby to transform the Ford Mustang from a “secretary’s car” into a race car. He did that and in 1965 the Shelby GT350 Mustang won the SCCA B/Production Class championship. There were 562 1965 GT 350s … [Read more...]

“Ferrari vs.Ford” Promised Theme of Wyss Art at Concorso

by Mike Gulett - Frequent My Car Quest contributor Wallace Wyss has announced that, at his Art & Books booth at Concorso Italiano August 19th in Seaside, just North of Monterey, he has chosen the theme of "Ferrari vs. Ford." Each … [Read more...]

Ford’s Gullwing – The Ford Cougar 406 Concept

A Case of Almost Was… by Wallace Wyss - It was 1962. Mercedes had already given up on the gullwing, the last one they made was ’57 (not counting the modern ones) . But somehow Ford got the word late on this flashy door style and got one … [Read more...]

Collectible Classic: 1964-1966 Ford Thunderbird Convertible

The Appeal of the Flat Deck ‘Bird Convertible. by Wallace Wyss - Now one would think for a guy who can throw into conversation things like Zagato Carrozzeria and Thupp and Maberly that I am all about furrin’ cars and furrin’ cars only. … [Read more...]

The Rare Ford OSI 20m TS Coupe

Text and photos by Jörg Valentin - When I saw this car for the first time in a photo, I decided that I must have one. But where to find one for sale? There are only about 120 examples worldwide. So, I started my search and by luck I found, in an … [Read more...]