My Car Quest

July 13, 2020

Great Car Magazine Advertisements

by Wallace Wyss - I don't know if in the era that follows the Great Plague, if car ads will work on us the same way they once did. But as a former copywriter of car ads (for marques as diverse as Chevrolet, Ford, Olds and Lancia) I think I'm … [Read more...]

The One And Only Porsche 901 Prototype

The oldest Porsche 911... by Mike Gulett - The only surviving Porsche 901 prototype (chassis number 13327) won the Porsche 911 street car class at Amelia Island in 2013 and best in class at Pebble Beach in the Porsche 911 Road Car class and … [Read more...]

The Restomod Trend

by Mike - The trend toward restomods is accelerating. The recent Barrett-Jackson auction in Arizona featured a few hundred restomods and some of those sold for more than a fully authentic restored model. I suspect that, like me, many of you … [Read more...]

The Driveway Porsche 911

by Wallace Wyss - I see it every time I go to my favorite bookstore. It’s a Porsche. Says “911 Carrera” on it but hey, I know badges can be bought and it could be a lowly 912 dolled up to look like the then top-of-the-line model. It … [Read more...]

I Saw Several Singer Porsches In One Place!

by Mike - I saw my first Singer Porsche just a few months ago and they are amazing. Recently during Monterey Car Week I attended an event where there were several Singer Porsches on display. Here are my iPhone photos from that … [Read more...]

Two Of Our Cars Left In The Past Three Days

by Mike - This past Saturday our 1996 Porsche 911 went to a new home and on Monday the Iso Grifo was picked up by the transporter. The Grifo was sold a few weeks ago but it took more time than usual to get a transporter scheduled because the … [Read more...]