My Car Quest

February 27, 2021

Design Review: Porsche Taycan

Almost all the right deign cues to make sure you know it's a Porsche... by Wallace Wyss - The Porsche Taycan design follows classic Porsche design language with a major detail switch to rectangular headlamps. With a Taycan, you will turn heads … [Read more...]

The Lana Turner of American Cars: Plymouth Prowler Roadster (1997-2001)

by Wallace Wyss - Everybody who loves Hollywood legends knows the story of Lana Turner, a bombshell actress who crossed the street from her classes at Hollywood High to go to the soda fountain at Schrafts drugstore, sits down on a bar stool and … [Read more...]

Editorial: The Importance of an Electric Car Class at a Concours d’Elegance

by Wallace Wyss - Which concours? The fanciest one in the US -- Pebble Beach. In the concours 2021 event they plan to have one, a class for electric cars. I don't know how far in the past it will go but presumably some very early ones … [Read more...]

Collecting: Considering the Jaguar E-Type

by Wallace Wyss - To understand the impact of the Jaguar E-type (XKE in the US) you have to remember the bloated cars Detroit was making in 1961. The E-type was downright revolutionary, sort of like when the American P51 pilots came head to … [Read more...]

The David Brown Speedback GT

New from Blighty: an Aston Martin look alike from a chap who has the same name as Aston Martin's hero. by Wallace Wyss - I thought I was paying attention to what's going on in England but maybe I saw the Speedback GT in Octane Magazine or CAR … [Read more...]

Concepts: 1970 Ford Mustang Milano

It seems to have influenced the modern day Dodge Challenger... by Wallace Wyss - In the late '60s leading into the '70s, Ford was intent on coming up with an Italian influenced car. Most of the Ford prototypes had Italian names and Henry Ford … [Read more...]