My Car Quest

May 7, 2021

Classic Art On Wheels: Remembering History – The 1963 Ferrari 250P

Would you believe that I once rode in one being used as a street car? by Wallace Wyss - Ferrari built the 250P (prototype) to compete in the newly created prototype class of the World Sportscar Championship. He had resisted going mid-engine in … [Read more...]

The Porsche Gmund Coupe That was Not

by Wallace Wyss - Well, I mean not a coupe for awhile The rarest Porsche road cars are the ones made in an abandoned sawmill in Gmund, Austria in the late 1940s. Most were built as coupes. They had aluminum coachwork, hand hammered out … [Read more...]

Two Legends At Odds: Why Is It That A Ferrari 250 GTO Is Worth Six Times More Than A Shelby Cobra Daytona?

by Wallace Wyss - Just for the fun of it, let’s compare two icons of front-engined sports cars from the Sixties. One was borne out of a long tradition of building competitive sports cars, cars that took the 24 Hours of LeMans, cars that … [Read more...]