My Car Quest

September 16, 2021

San Marino Perks Up Concours by Instituting a Japanese Car Class

Text by Wallace Wyss and photos by Richard Bartholomew - The San Marino Motor Classic, which has been a tradition in this posh suburb of Pasadena for decades, should be congratulated on changing the face of concours if ever so slightly by … [Read more...]

The Malibu Cars and Coffee Continues, Sort Of

Come for the McLarens and Porsches, stay for the Ferraris and Jaguars. Text and photos by Richard Bartholomew - After skipping the weekly trek that I had been doing for several months due to a foot injury your faithful exotic car … [Read more...]

The Good, the Bad and a Temporary Media Accommodation for the LA Auto Show

by Richard Bartholomew - The Future of Media Day or just a handy application to find emails and links fast on a computer, phone or pad? A one day event was held online on Thursday March 11, 2021 by the Motor Press Guild for automobile … [Read more...]

Newly Restored Bizzarrini GT 5300 Appears in Malibu

by Wallace Wyss - If you were up at the crack of dawn in Malibu the first Sunday of December you saw a sight for sore eyes--a freshly restored Bizzarrini GT5300 Strada. It was sold in France where it has spent most all of its life until being … [Read more...]

Malibu Trends: Station Wagons

I am sensing a trend toward station wagons in collector cars as well as new cars. In the collector car world we have seen an increased interest in pick-up trucks and we may be seeing a move toward a stronger interest in station wagons (or shooting … [Read more...]

Where The Cars are the Stars

by Wallace Wyss - Can you imagine Magnum PI being filmed without a red Ferrari? Even though, as MOTORT1 website pointed out recently, it was rather illogical that a p.i. should drive so noticeable a car, in Miami Vice they started out with a … [Read more...]