My Car Quest

May 23, 2022

A Custom Rolls Royce Fit for a Duke

When A royal family member had the bloody cheek to customize his Roller. by Wallace Wyss - Don't worry, he did not have flowers painted on it like the mop-haired Beatles. No I think his mods to his classic styled Rolls Royce Phantom V were … [Read more...]

Editorial: US Car Companies Miss An Opportunity

I know we have written about this subject recently but it is frustrating that there are no US car companies trying to compete with Rolls Royce. Is the ultra luxury car market really that uninteresting? - Mike Gulett, Editor by Wallace Wyss - … [Read more...]

Confessions: My (Near) Royal Experience

My first experience with a pre-war V12 Rolls-Royce Phantom III. by Wallace Wyss - The worst thing you can be as a car enthusiast is to be a know-it-all. Especially if you don't know much. So I am embarrassed, retroactively, about the … [Read more...]

Ugly Car Department: The 1973 Phantom VI Rolls Royce by Frua

The Italians don’t always do it better... by Wallace Wyss - OK time was, as late as the '60s, you could go to the ultimate luxury brand, Rolls Royce, and order a chassis and then send the design over to a distinguished Italian coachbuilder … [Read more...]

Marketing: Rolls Royce Dawn Silver Bullet

In folklore, a bullet cast from silver is often one of the few weapons that are effective against a werewolf, witch, vampire, or other monster. The term is also a metaphor for a simple, seemingly magical, solution to a difficult … [Read more...]

A Bespoke Rolls Royce Is Very Different

"The rich are very different from you and me..." F. Scott Fitzgerald by Wallace Wyss - I don't know how, or if, the pandemic is affecting the 1% of the one percent but it's fun to go to the Roll Royce web site to see what the rich are … [Read more...]