My Car Quest

April 14, 2021

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...]

A Pink Rolls Royce And A Green De Tomaso Mangusta

This was originally posted in December 2014. by Mike - Occasionally My Car Quest readers write in with their interesting car stories and photos which I love to share with everyone. Today Alexander Oet of Belgium has sent in photos of his … [Read more...]

A Bit Of History – This Rolls Royce

An Old Roller has a surprising connection.... by Wallace Wyss - Being simultaneously a WW II buff and a Roll Royce buff, I was pleased to read the note on the ’33 Phantom I saw at the Beverly Hills Father’s Day concours. Many cars had … [Read more...]