My Car Quest

August 12, 2020

Malibu: The Car Show Goes On

by Wallace Wyss - Photographs by Richard Barthlomew - While some businesses in Los Angeles County are being shut down because of spiking infection rate, the sports car people are still continuing to flock to the sea each Sunday for an … [Read more...]

Concept Cars That Should Have Been Built: 2004 Lincoln Mark X

by Wallace Wyss - Back in 2004 Ford showed a concept called the Mk X (for 10) which was basically a Lincoln-ized two seater Bird. It was meant to be a true American Luxury cruiser with a power retractable glass hard top. You could call … [Read more...]

Marketing: Cars Detroit Should Have Built – 2004 Chrysler 412ME

by Wallace Wyss - One of the hopes that American fans of European cars had when Daimler owned Chrysler is that Daimler would bring a European influence to Chrysler's performance cars. Which they did, albeit briefly. One very European … [Read more...]

A New Car Event in Los Angeles (Malibu)

No organization, just free wheelin' car lovers... by Wallace Wyss - Photos by Richard Bartholomew - I know there's the formal Malibu gatherings, one organized by a guy named "Fireball" twice a month at a park across from Malibu Pepperdine … [Read more...]

Marketing: Cars Detroit Should Have Built – 2003 Lincoln Navicross

by Wallace Wyss - I admit I missed this car. It doesn't seem to fit into any category--a little bit sedan, a little bit coupe, and a tad crossover rolled into one. The 2003 Lincoln Navicross concept made its debut at the 2003 Detroit Auto … [Read more...]

Concept Cars With Only One Good Feature: 1999 Buick Cielo

by Wallace Wyss - Ya ever hear that sexist phrase "She ain't much to look at, but she's one helluva cook." Well that's what I feel about the old Buick concept car, the Cielo, a car my mind probably blocked from my memory. It was ugly, partly … [Read more...]