My Car Quest

May 25, 2024

La Jolla Concours 2024

Text and photos by Wallace Wyss - This is billed as "the road to Opulent Adventure" and that it is, going by the brands shown. The reason the La Jolla Concours is one of my favorite car shows is the location--right next to an ocean cove that … [Read more...]

The La Jolla Motor Classic is About to Happen

by Wallace Wyss - As a car artist, I attend many car events but this is one of the best in SoCal (the La Jolla Concours d'Elegance), largely by the jewel-like setting--on a grass field overlooking the Pacific. In fact you can hear the seals … [Read more...]

Event Review – The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance – 2019

Text by Wallace Wyss - Paintings by Wallace Wyss - Photographs by Richard Bartholomew - You don’t need a reason to go to La Jolla. A village perched on hills on the North edge of San Diego, it is one of the great destinations of … [Read more...]

The La Jolla Concours d’Elegance – 2018

by Wallace Wyss - Photos by Richard Bartholomew - Every old car fan dreams of going to the Pebble Beach Concours but that’s over $300 a ticket now. A far less costly approximation can be found at the La Jolla Concours held each April … [Read more...]

La Jolla Concours d’Elegance – Photos By Geoffrey

by Mike - Geoffrey Horton was kind enough to send in these photos from the recent La Jolla Concours d'Elegance in La Jolla (San Diego), California. I saw this lavender Mercedes 300SL (below) in Palm Springs once and the lady with … [Read more...]

La Jolla Concours d’Elegance – 2013

by Mike - I could not make it to La Jolla again this year but fortunately a friend, Richard Truesdell, who is good with the camera did make it. Here are photos from his magazine Automotive Traveler … [Read more...]