My Car Quest

February 3, 2023

When It Rains It Pours…But Still a Cobra Meet Happened

by Wallace Wyss - In a time when it seems California is awash with unrelenting rain, suddenly the skies parted sufficiently for a few hours to allow the Petersen Automotive Museum to hold a successful Shelby event, a 100th anniversary celebration … [Read more...]

Bertone’s One-Off Aston Martin

This 1960 Aston Martin DB4 GT Bertone Jet Coupe - a sleeper saved... by Wallace Wyss - Sometimes it’s the odd one that appreciates the most… At one time, race cars were fetching a lot more at the major auctions than car show one-offs. The idea … [Read more...]

Remembering The Shelby Daytona Coupe

The Shelby Daytona Coupe beat the Ferraris and who’da thunk it was designed by a T-shirt artist? by Wallace Wyss - If anything, the short lived success of the Shelby Cobra Daytona coupe demonstrates the advantages of steadfastness. And the … [Read more...]

The First Shelby Cobra

Yes, Shelby’s family sold it. by Wallace Wyss - I suppose a lot of inventors sell the first of something they create but you gotta hand it to Carroll Shelby, he hung onto that first Cobra through thick and thin. Did Henry Ford keep the … [Read more...]