My Car Quest

May 27, 2022

The Hot Rod That Started It All – The Doane Spencer Roadster

by Mike Gulett - If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery then the Doane Spencer Roadster has been flattered more than most because it has been copied more that most. If you think "I have seen this hot rod before" likely you have seen … [Read more...]

Editorial: What Do We Expect to See at a Concours?

by Wallace Wyss - I covered two concours back to back one week apart--Pebble Beach about 120 miles south of San Francisco and San Marino, about 350 miles to the south of Pebble Beach, both in California. What struck me was that San … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach: The Concours Itself

by Wallace Wyss - The day of the 2021 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance started out with a slight rain, and lots of the ladies who were wearing clothing designed to show their pulchritudinous physiques scrambled for scarves. I quite enjoyed … [Read more...]

Ferrari to Host Ferrari Only Parade at Pebble Beach

The Day before the Pebble Beach Concours. by Wallace Wyss - The Pebble Beach Concours announced two events on the day preceding their famed concours: a Ferrari Parade and Concorso Ferrari. Ferrari picked more than 60 historic and contemporary … [Read more...]

Editorial: The Importance of an Electric Car Class at a Concours d’Elegance

by Wallace Wyss - Which concours? The fanciest one in the US -- Pebble Beach. In the concours 2021 event they plan to have one, a class for electric cars. I don't know how far in the past it will go but presumably some very early ones … [Read more...]

Editorial: A Suggestion for Pebble Beach – An Intermeccanica Class

by Wallace Wyss - When I was a kid I'd go to the Greenfield Village Old Car Show, in a village built by Henry Ford to recall America as it was in his youth. But I'd be a little bored because too many of the cars were from the teens or '30s. And … [Read more...]