My Car Quest

October 23, 2019

Car Of The Day – 1965 Shelby GT350 Mustang

by Mike Gulett - In 1964 Ford asked Carroll Shelby to transform the Ford Mustang from a “secretary’s car” into a race car. He did that and in 1965 the Shelby GT350 Mustang won the SCCA B/Production Class championship. There were 562 1965 GT 350s … [Read more...]

When Automotive Advertising Became Real

...for one brief shining moment... by Wallace Wyss - OK I’ll admit it. I was part and parcel of it in the beginning, back in the mid-‘60s, writing ads that gave scant attention to the mechanicals of a new car, trying to sell a car on … [Read more...]

Event Report: The Shelby American Club Los Angeles Car Show

Raw horsepower at its finest…. by Wallace Wyss - The Los Angeles branch of the Shelby American Car Club had its annual fall show on September 15, 2018, but this time it wasn’t on the Santa Monica pier as in years past, but at a Shelby … [Read more...]

Restomod, Pro-Touring, Replica Or Something Completely Different

by Mike - I suspect that, like me, many of you are attracted to the idea of creating a custom car that is suited to your own tastes and may run on modern mechanicals for a better and more reliable driving experience than the original or it may be … [Read more...]

The 1966 Shelby GT350 – This Would Be A Cool Car To Own

by Mike - The 1965 Shelby GT350 Mustang is a milestone car for many reasons and the 1966 model may be a better street driver. Both the 1965 and 1966 have a top level collectability rating, with the 1966 version going for prices that are half (or … [Read more...]

The 60th Hillsborough Concours D’Elegance Was Excellent

by Mike - This past Sunday I attended the 60th Hillsborough Concours D'Elegance - the longest continuously running Concours D'Elegance in the world. It has developed into one of the finest events of its kind in Northern California and in my … [Read more...]

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