My Car Quest

January 27, 2023

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...]

Editorial: The Road Not Taken

by Wallace Wyss - I think it's the title of a Robert Frost poem about someone in the woods on a trail. The trail divides and he takes one path but then considers what would have happened if he took the alternative route. What made me think … [Read more...]

Swap Meet For Porsche 356’s A Success

Text and photos by Wallace Wyss - If there is one event every Porsche fan wanted to see come back after the plague year it was the Swap Meet at this German themed club in Anaheim, California. Though the event is sponsored by the 356 … [Read more...]

A Custom Porsche 356

YES it's a custom - but isn't it significant it was customized by Dean Jeffries? by Wallace Wyss - Way back in the dawn of time, I'm talkin' the '50s, when I hung out in a local drug store to read custom car magazines. I remember reading … [Read more...]

Book Review: The Ultimate Book of the Porsche 356

Review by Wallace Wyss - Title: The Ultimate Book of the Porsche 356 Sub-title: Catalogue RaisonnĂ© Author: Brian Long Publisher: Veloce Publishing Published: November 2019 ISBN: 978-1-787112-13-1 Print run: Limited to 356 hand numbered … [Read more...]