My Car Quest

March 2, 2024

How GM Gave Away A Million Dollar Car To The First Guy That Asked…The Two Rotor Corvette

From the My Car Quest Wayback Machine we have another great story by Wallace Wyss from April 2016. Believe it or not. Mike Gulett, Editor by Wallace Wyss - I was working in Detroit at the time. Early ‘70s. General Motors was crazy … [Read more...]

Another Lost Prototype: 1975 Opel GT-W Génève

by Wallace Wyss - I am going out on a limb here and saying if the 1975 Opel GT-W Génève did not have an engine and transmission it was just a rolling mockup, one step up from a clay model, so not a real prototype engineering wise. There's a … [Read more...]

The Four Rotor Wankel Chevy Corvette Fib

Wherein our contributing historian is surprised to find a fib still being perpetuated... by Wallace Wyss - History is, well, history. Until it’s bent for nefarious reasons. The Wankel Chevy Corvette is one of those stories. I … [Read more...]

The Big Scoop (GM’s Wankel Mid-Engined Corvette)

by Wallace Wyss I’ll never forget the Big Scoop. The way I got this advance story ahead of the rest of the press started out with a photo shoot. I was out at Cranbrook, a private high school northwest of Detroit, shooting a 1964 Ferrari Lusso … [Read more...]