My Car Quest

January 30, 2023

Classics: 1950 Daimler DE36 “Green Goddess”

by Wallace Wyss - A car this swoopy--this lie-down-on-the-couch and have a martini look--shouldn't have existed in the postwar age. But it did. The Daimler was a rival to Bentley, Rolls and Mercedes. Only seven of this body style were built, and … [Read more...]

Editorial: Jaguar’s Big Gamble

by Wallace Wyss - In an earlier article, Editor, Mike Gulett, talked about Jaguar taking a chance by going electric by 2025. But after my friend (and radio colleague on Autotalk, Bob Saber) a radio show emanating from KUCR FM sent me a copy … [Read more...]

Editorial: Jaguar E-Type Reborn

Their hearts are in the right place but aren't they working on the wrong thing? by Wallace Wyss - I would like to say it's me that's been urging sports car makers to bring back their favorites but now it's a new trend not suggested by me, … [Read more...]

Jaguar is Going All Electric in 2025

by Mike Gulett - When I think of Jaguar I think of beautiful sports cars, fast race cars and stylish luxury cars. I also think of technology innovations like disc brakes. Now I must think of electric powered vehicles because Jaguar recently … [Read more...]

Collecting: Considering the Jaguar E-Type

by Wallace Wyss - To understand the impact of the Jaguar E-type (XKE in the US) you have to remember the bloated cars Detroit was making in 1961. The E-type was downright revolutionary, sort of like when the American P51 pilots came head to … [Read more...]

Should Clone Cars be Allowed?

A philosophical question... by Wallace Wyss - Of course they are here, they are called replicas or continuations. Many are not exactly clones. I think they've been around as long as cars have been around--you want a certain car, it's no … [Read more...]