My Car Quest

August 12, 2020

Design Analysis: Mercedes-AMG GT Roadster

A muscle convertible from the Three Pointed Star. by Wallace Wyss - Whereas once a Mercedes 300SL Roadster drew all the looks away from other foreign cars, in recent years there haven't been Mercedes roadsters that were as daring as that … [Read more...]

Fiction: The Blue Goose

by Wallace Wyss - The old man was glad his son took him to the, what the hell did they call it, the concours d'-sumpthin'-or-other? Hell, he didn't know one classic car from another though, as a boy in Wisconsin, back in the '30s, he had seen … [Read more...]

Fifteen Reasons Why We Buy a Used Car (Classic Car)

by Mike Gulett - We have different reasons why we like certain car makes and models. We like some cars in a way that we want to own one and we like other cars in a way that we admire the art, the engineering, the shape or maybe the color but have … [Read more...]

Fourteen Reasons Why A Collector Car Is Desirable

by Mike - Since I spent the day celebrating Thanksgiving I did not put together a new post. I thought you might like to read this one which was originally published in November 2014. It is related to the recent Wallace Wyss post on the … [Read more...]

Concept Design Analysis: Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6

by Wallace Wyss - At the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, Mercedes unveiled a car called the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 (they seem determined to keep that name "Maybach" alive as their ultimate luxury model, though a Maybach marketed in … [Read more...]

Classic Car Icons – An Overused Term?

by Mike - The word icon has become very popular in the classic car world especially by anyone selling a car or writing a classic car auction catalog. When a word is used too much it can lose its meaning and its power. This has happened to other … [Read more...]