My Car Quest

November 27, 2020

There Will Always Be An England – Right?

by Wallace Wyss - I used to love that saying, particularly when thinking of how, with stiff upper lips and eyes to the sky, they withstood the Blitz during WWII. But now that the Prime Minister has announced no internal combustion cars will … [Read more...]

Business: Tesla Steams Full Speed Ahead…

by Wallace Wyss - It is to laugh, if I didn't have reasons to cry. I'm talking 'bout the Detroit Big Three and their abject failure to match Elon Musk as he built Tesla into the world's leading electric car maker. I grew up in Detroit … [Read more...]

The Malibu Car Show Is Still Going Strong

At least as of November 15... by Wallace Wyss - I wish I could report from Concorso Italiano, Pebble Beach etc. But no, this is a parking lot report. The New Normal. But the parking lot is in a shopping center in Malibu, with the closest … [Read more...]

The 1964 Ford GT40: The Auspicious Beginning of a Champion

Frequent contributor Wallace Wyss wrote to me "Ford has generously posted some pictures on the net of clay models of GT40s so I wanted to write about the trials and tribulations of the first year of the GT40. They show how laughably naive Ford was … [Read more...]

Rare Memorabilia: I LOVE GTO An Unusual Magazine

by Wallace Wyss - I thought I first came across it in the '70-72 period when I worked for Motor Trend and associate art director Chuck Queener (who had depicted many a GTO in his paintings) was showing it around (Chuck also took me for a ride … [Read more...]

Design Commentary: Proposing the Next Generation Corvette (like 2023)

And why it's needed... by Wallace Wyss - OK the new Corvette is, admittedly, a tour de force. After 60 yrs of promising it they finally went mid-engine. Now they have a world class car to combat the European claims of superior handling, speed, … [Read more...]