My Car Quest

September 26, 2023

Memories of a Motoring Scribe

The day our reporter learned about the demise of American Motors. by Wallace Wyss - It's all so fragmentary--little glimpses of being a motoring scribe come back to me. Cherished moments, some of them, others a nightmare (like the time … [Read more...]

Classic Art On Wheels: Remembering History – The 1963 Ferrari 250P

Would you believe that I once rode in one being used as a street car? by Wallace Wyss - Ferrari built the 250P (prototype) to compete in the newly created prototype class of the World Sportscar Championship. He had resisted going mid-engine in … [Read more...]

The De Tomaso Pantera 7X: Were We Uh, Bamboozled?…

by Wallace Wyss - I think, after working for Motor Trend at two different points in time, that I gained a certain amount of sophistication. Maybe not. I remember around 1972 or so when the Pantera was already being talked about being … [Read more...]