My Car Quest

June 1, 2020

A “Primitif” Love For “Streamline Moderne”

by Wallace Wyss - I can’t say when it was when I fell in love with “streamline moderne.” Maybe it was when my parents bought an Electrolux vacuum cleaner in the early ‘50s and I enjoyed its streamline styling and polished metal trim. Maybe it was … [Read more...]

An Artist’s Discovery of Streamline Moderne Classic Car Designs

Text and art by Wallace Wyss - Automotive artists tend to pick their era. They like ‘50s cars, they don’t like prewar cars, they like hot rods, they don’t like sports cars. But I as a latecomer to the fine art world (for 40 years I was an … [Read more...]

French Curves And The Movie Star

They both had the curves, but only the car was French. by Wallace Wyss - It is rare, in my experience, that a car “matches” the owner, in that it has the owner’s personality or looks. In this case the owner stands out in my memory … [Read more...]

Pegaso Cars At Amelia Island

by Don Meluzio - I was very excited to attend the recent Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance. I knew that one of the featured marques was Pegaso, and I couldn't wait to see the Pegaso Cars. I first saw a Pegaso at Pebble Beach back in either … [Read more...]