My Car Quest

February 29, 2024

The Iso Grifo – A Design Analysis

From deep in the My Car Quest Wayback Machine comes this design analysis from October 2014 of one of my favorite cars, the Iso Grifo. The author, Raffi Minasian, is a widely published automobile designer, illustrator, writer, historian, and Pebble … [Read more...]

The Dream Of Designing And Building A Special Car Becomes A Reality – Part 2

As promised here is Part Two from the My Car Quest Wayback Machine, from July 2014. Part One was posted yesterday and is available at this link. Mike Gulett, Editor by Raffi Minasian The Los Angeles Auto Expo in 1982 We proposed to … [Read more...]

The Dream Of Designing And Building A Special Car Becomes A Reality – Part 1

Reaching deep into the My Car Quest Wayback Machine, from July 2014, I found this fascinating story about a man that really did design and build his own car. I know many car lovers have this dream but so few actually do it. The Comments are worth … [Read more...]

Restomod, Pro-Touring, Replica Or Something Completely Different

by Mike Gulett - I suspect that, like me, many of you are attracted to the idea of creating a custom car that is suited to your own tastes and may run on modern mechanicals for a better and more reliable driving experience than the original or it … [Read more...]

Pebble Beach Classic Car Forum Announces Speakers

by Wallace Wyss - The Pebble Beach Classic Car Forum, an event that’s part of the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, and takes place at The Inn at Spanish Bay—a hotel about 5 miles from the Pebble Beach lodge, over several days, has announced its … [Read more...]

The Lamborghini Miura vs The Ferrari 275 GTB/4

by Raffi Minasian Car collecting takes up a lot of space. But sometimes, just one car is enough to frame your passion. Two of my favorites (either of which I would be delighted to singularly own) are the Lamborghini Miura and the Ferrari 275 … [Read more...]