My Car Quest

October 22, 2019

A Connoisseur’s Travels: Four Days During Monterey Car Week 2019

by Wallace Wyss - Ya ever heard the phrase “hit the ground running?” Well, that’s the way I describe Monterey Car Week. It started out as a weekend and then grew and grew until now you can make a week of it. But I elected, because I was bringing … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach to Celebrate Zagato’s 100th Anniversary

by Wallace Wyss - You hear carrozzeria names like "Pininfarina, "Bertone" and "Zagato" but it's difficult if you are a relative newcomer to foreign cars to remember some of the achievements of these firms--the cars that made their name. … [Read more...]

Monterey News: Automotive Fine Arts Society Tent At Pebble Beach Is No More

But there will be plenty of other places to buy car art... by Wallace Wyss - The Automotive Fine Arts Society (AFAS) tent with hardwood floors is still there right on the same green as the vaunted Pebble Beach concours but alas, they lost … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach Announces Speakers For The Classic Car Forum During Monterey Car Week

by Wallace Wyss - A few years ago I thought “the judges at Pebble Beach are the world’s greatest old car experts but there’s no time to ask them their opinions because they are too busy judging.” But then Pebble Beach thought up the Pebble … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach News: The Real Blue Train Bentley to Make an Appearance This Year

Plus it's better looking doppelganger... by Wallace Wyss - In days of old, there were a lot of ways to measure how fast a car was. One way was if it could beat a train that was well known to cover a certain point to another certain point in a … [Read more...]

One Man’s Monterey Car Week

Wherein our old hand jumps into the mouth of the wolf... by Wallace Wyss - The week long Monterey Car week has now spread over to two weekends but I chose the Wednesday before Pebble Beach to head up North from Los Angeles. My mount was … [Read more...]

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