My Car Quest

July 2, 2022

The Long and Cool 1954 DeSoto Adventurer II Coupe by Ghia

by Mike Gulett - This one-off DeSoto concept car built by Ghia with original Hemi power is certainly one of the coolest concept cars ever. The DeSoto Adventurer II Coupe was originally made in 1954, and is built on a Chrysler Imperial … [Read more...]

1956 Chrysler – A Great Style

by Mike Gulett - In 1955 all Chrysler cars were redesigned by Virgil Exner and Chrysler introduced the C300, which was a great idea as can be seen in the photos below. The Windsor was the top of the line for Chrysler in the years 1951 through the … [Read more...]

The Mercer Cobra By Virgil Exner

When a great Detroit designer dared to redesign the Cobra...the result was the Mercer Cobra by Wallace Wyss - Just about everything about old Cobras is solid gold, value wise. Which makes you kinda wonder about this car that … [Read more...]

Appreciating The Classic Karmann Ghia

by Wallace Wyss - Of all the cars I’ve owned, which includes two Mercedes 300SL Gullwings, a Ferrari GTC/4, a Ferrari 308GTS, etc... the one I miss most is the 1971 Karmann Ghia convertible. Why? Because it was dirt cheap to run, and … [Read more...]

1954 Plymouth Explorer Dream Car By Ghia

A design that’s still contemporary by Wallace Wyss - I have two or three books written by former Rolls Royce and/or Bentley designers and the more I flick through them, the more I realize that they are largely involved in re-inventing the … [Read more...]

1957 Dual-Ghia Convertible – The First One?

by Mike - This beautiful Dual-Ghia sold at the RM auction in Monterey in August 2013 for $330,000. The Dual-Ghia is a rare, low volume car that was produced in America between 1956 and 1958. Eugene Casaroll formed Dual Motors in Detroit, … [Read more...]