My Car Quest

February 23, 2024

Peter Mullin Has Died

by Wallace Wyss - Peter Mullin (aged 82) has died at his home in one of the most scenic places in California-- Big Sur. He had been ill for over a year, absent from Pebble Beach, many other events and his own Museum. His wife gamely continued to … [Read more...]

Enzo Ferrari Cruise-In Success at the Petersen Automotive Museum

The rain stopped just enough to let the Petersen Museum Event go on... by Wallace Wyss - What with Climate Change ya never know how the weather is gonna be. But for the second time in recent memory, on February 26th, the Petersen Automotive … [Read more...]

When It Rains It Pours…But Still a Cobra Meet Happened

by Wallace Wyss - In a time when it seems California is awash with unrelenting rain, suddenly the skies parted sufficiently for a few hours to allow the Petersen Automotive Museum to hold a successful Shelby event, a 100th anniversary celebration … [Read more...]

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...]

The 1947 Cisitalia 202 – A Design Masterpiece

From the My Car Quest Wayback Machine this article was originally published in April 2015. by Mike Gulett- "Cisitalia" comes from "Compagnia Industriale Sportiva Italia", an Italian business started in 1946 by the wealthy business man and … [Read more...]

An Artist’s Favorite – The Shah’s Bugatti SC

Text and Art by Wallace Wyss - An artist looks at cars different than say a mechanic or race driver. We only look at the aesthetics. It may have a rotten engine or trans design but we like it because it’s beautiful. I’m nominating this one as … [Read more...]