My Car Quest

October 14, 2019

DeTomaso: The Man and His Machines – The Story of a Book

by Wallace Wyss - This is not a new book. It is instead a story of how a book came about and what happened to it before it (almost) disappeared into the sands of time. I had been working for David and Linda Adler in Huntington Beach, … [Read more...]

The Original Maserati Ghibli: A Styling Tour de Force

by Wallace Wyss - Recently I looked at an article on the original Ghibli and was struck by how, from the side view, the car still looks contemporary. And this is amazing considered next year it will be 50 years old! The marque goes … [Read more...]

Monteverdi’s Ferrari Coupe

He raced it, he rebodied it to his design but alas it’s back to a spyder. by Wallace Wyss - Ferrari is a firm that built its reputation on V12 cars. But to those new to the marque, it is always a surprise that there were four … [Read more...]

The Lance Reventlow Scarab Race Team Had Two Transporters, I Think

by Mike - The transporter below was sold at auction in Monterey in August 2012 by RM for $990,000. My friend, Ron Kellogg, started me thinking about this transporter and its history. The RM catalog description said, Italy’s Fiat, like … [Read more...]

The Contest To Win A DVD Of “Documentary Carrera Panamericana (1950-54)” Ends Tomorrow Night

by Mike - The contest to win a DVD of the Stephen Mitchell film and signed poster ends at midnight California time on Saturday so get your email in before then. I will not stay up and wait I will trust the time stamp on the emails. This race … [Read more...]

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