My Car Quest

July 12, 2020

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...]

More Photos From The Muscle Car Cruise In At The Petersen Automotive Museum

A newcomer to the The Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, James Laketa, photographed these cars on his cell phone, along with some of the interior of the Museum while at the recent Muscle Car Cruise in. These photos were sent in by Wallace … [Read more...]

Muscle Car Cruise In At The Petersen Automotive Museum

by Wallace Wyss - You hafta admit, sometimes it all comes together. Here was muscle car day at the Petersen Automotive Museum and who founded this wonderful museum but Robert. E. Petersen, who founded a publishing empire (Hot Rod Motor Trend et … [Read more...]

Enzo Ferrari’s Birthday Ferrari Cruise-In At The Petersen Museum

A good show squeezed between rainstorms. by Wallace Wyss - Used to be you planned a car show in Los Angeles, it almost always went on. Rain was what, one week a year? Npt any more. As Enzo's birthday approached, the events people with … [Read more...]

The Petersen Automotive Museum To Feature Ferrari Cruise-In

by Wallace Wyss - In mid-February the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles will celebrate Ferrari again with a Cruise-In and Car Show on the upper level of the museum’s parking structure. A fitting honor considering that more Ferraris are … [Read more...]

Event Report: The Petersen Shelby Show

by Wallace Wyss - At the Shelby tribute on January 5 and 6, 2019 at the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles (hampered mightily on cruise-in day by an overnight rain), one question was answered definitively, that question being: Will the … [Read more...]