My Car Quest

May 19, 2022

A Porsche 356 Mystery Car?

Is it the Holy Grail of Lost 356 Prototypes or just another VW-based custom? by Wallace Wyss - Back at the beginning of Porsche, you might say all options were open because, at that converted sawmill in Gmund that they were using for … [Read more...]

The Gebruder Beutler And Their Porsches

by Wallace Wyss - Being half-Swiss, I am proud that a Swiss coachbuilder (Gebruder Beutler) was judged reliable enough to build some coachwork for the Porsche 356 cars - the Gebruder Beutler Porsches. Though from the one car I researched … [Read more...]

The Nissan Prince R380 – A Winning Race Car

by Mike Gulett - The Prince R380 was Japan's first purpose built "pure racing car". It was built in 1965 by Prince Motor Company to compete in the Japanese Grand Prix primarily against Porsche (the 904 and the 906). After Prince merged with … [Read more...]

This Devin “D” Is Powered by Porsche

by Mike Gulett - I saw this beautiful 1962 Devin "D" Porsche at the Carmel Concours on the Avenue in August 2021. The sign on the car said this is a rare factory built version originally delivered to King Motor Company in Southern California with … [Read more...]

RUF and Porsche Gathering at the 2021 Carlisle Import & Performance Nationals

Text and photos by Derek Meluzio - In the past I have heard other car enthusiasts tell me that as much as they love these beasts with four wheels that we enjoy, in the end it is more about the people than it is the cars. I always believed that … [Read more...]

A Car Guy’s Tales From Hollywood

Deep in the My Car Quest archives I rediscovered this Wallace Wyss classic from 2016. A story like most of us have never experienced, nor likely will. A real life noir story about a real car writer and would be Hollywood writer. Maybe the noir … [Read more...]