My Car Quest

June 27, 2022

Editorial: A Shotgun Marriage Proposal

by Wallace Wyss - For you newcomers (born after 2000) you might not know the old American phrase "shotgun marriage." That's when a young man has been instrumental in creating an offspring but it so happens he's not the marrying kind. That's when … [Read more...]

Electric Car Neo-Classics

A Way for New Companies to Spread the Word (and at the same time provide 4-wheeled nostalgia for enthusiasts) by Wallace Wyss - For you newcomers (born after 2000) you might not know the old American phrase "shotgun wedding." That's when a … [Read more...]

Design Critique: The New Tesla Roadster

by Wallace Wyss - The Tesla roadster is already "old" before it got into production, whenever that is. But Tesla already has a lot of orders because it seems like it will be a unique car that can go more than 600 miles on a charge. This is … [Read more...]

Tesla Strikes Again With A New Roadster

Elon Musk's new Tesla "Roadster" may leave most supercars in the dust. by Wallace Wyss - No, not strike against Tesla's plant, it's Elon Musk striking at all gasoline cars, with a new electric powered proposal, presented at a press … [Read more...]

Tesla Suffers A Setback In Lawsuit Against Top Gear

by Mike -  On October 19 a British court ruled against Tesla in their legal action against the TV show Top Gear. Tesla has been claiming that Top Gear committed "libel and malicious falsehood" during a 2008 TV episode where the Top Gear TV crew … [Read more...]

Tesla Roadster – Test Ride

by Mike -  We were able to land a test ride in the new Tesla Roadster in August 2006 at Pebble Beach during Monterey Car Week. This was the early period for this new electric car and the transmission was stuck in second gear. There were only … [Read more...]