My Car Quest

November 27, 2021

Another Long Lost GM Show Car: The Buick Wildcat III

by Wallace Wyss - When Harley Earl was GM VP in charge of Styling (later a word replaced by "Design" as "styling" sounded too frivolous) in the Fifties, it seems he had an obsession for testing the limits of how each brand was regarded by the … [Read more...]

Editorial: General Motors Drops the Ball on Electric Vehicles

by Wallace Wyss - It is to laugh. Or cry. General Motors just announced that if you own a Chevrolet Bolt, their all electric small car, you shouldn't charge it over 90%. Or park it in your garage. That's because it, uh, might burst into … [Read more...]

Editorial: The Need for a Corvette Hybrid

General Motors: Do it for America... by Wallace Wyss - I don't fly waving flags on my car but am eager to see American firms come up with a winner against some of those overly-vaunted oh-so-sophisticated Furrin' adversaries. After just … [Read more...]

Editorial: US Car Companies Miss An Opportunity

I know we have written about this subject recently but it is frustrating that there are no US car companies trying to compete with Rolls Royce. Is the ultra luxury car market really that uninteresting? - Mike Gulett, Editor by Wallace Wyss - … [Read more...]

People: Bob Lutz, Auto Executive Extraordinaire

by Wallace Wyss - Being Swiss American, I always look for examples of Swiss who accomplished something. I was always a car guy so became a fan of Bob Lutz who I once met at Pebble Beach when he and Tom Gale, Chrysler's design VP, were … [Read more...]

Editorial: Rolls Royce Dawn and Wraith Fading Away

Come the Dawn...er, maybe not... by Wallace Wyss - Some things seem eternal. Like triumphant troops marching down Main Street after a war. But when I heard Rolls Royce is stopping importing the convertible Dawn and the two door Wraith … [Read more...]