My Car Quest

November 27, 2020

Design Critique: De Tomaso Mangusta

by Wallace Wyss - I remember the first time I saw one, in roughly 1968-'69, before the Pantera was announced, in Michigan outside a car museum, in Hickory Corners. The owner was crawling underneath it to adjust the transmission with Allen … [Read more...]

The AC Fastback Coupe

by Wallace Wyss - Sometimes you link up with a customer and make something for him and damn if the car you made for him doesn’t become more known than your own. That’s what happened to AC cars, a very old automaker in England, one … [Read more...]

The Indispensable Phil Remington

by Mike Gulett - I finally saw the movie, Ford v Ferrari and I enjoyed it very much. I believe it is not necessary to be a car race fan or even a car fan to like this movie. It helps that it is based on real events, even though there are … [Read more...]

Remembering The Shelby Daytona Coupe

The Shelby Daytona Coupe beat the Ferraris and who’da thunk it was designed by a T-shirt artist? by Wallace Wyss - If anything, the short lived success of the Shelby Cobra Daytona coupe demonstrates the advantages of steadfastness. And the … [Read more...]

Ford v Ferrari At Le Mans In The 1960s: Q & A From A GT40 Author

by Wallace Wyss - The movie Ford v Ferrari is about to hit the big screen November 15th (except for those lucky enough to see the premiere November 4th) and I imagine there’s some youngins who don’t know diddley-squat about the events leading up … [Read more...]

UPDATE: The Hino (BRE) Samurai Race Car – Lost But Not Forgotten

UPDATE: The Hino (BRE) Samurai Race Car has been found in storage in Southern California for the benefit of the owner in Japan. The person who has this race car in storage contacted me more the one year ago and wrote this, Hello  Michael, I … [Read more...]