My Car Quest

December 14, 2019

Fake Engine Sounds Are The Future

Yes, it’s not a joke. by Wallace Wyss - At first at the Los Angeles Auto Show when I heard that the new Mustang Mach E, a sort of SUV with Mustang design cues, will be available with a system to fake engine sounds, I thought they were kidding. … [Read more...]

Another Tesla Driver’s Family Sues The Company

It's about time Elon Musk was called onto Congress' carpet for this fatal flaw. by Wallace Wyss - As much as I like the Tesla, I have to reckon with the fact that it has a fatal flaw. Every once in a while one of their cars kills its driver … [Read more...]

Design Critique: 2020 Aston Martin DBX

by Wallace Wyss - When Aston Martin showed their DBX SUV prototype a year ago, I thought “well, it’s a nice idea but…” Well, now they didn’t consult me. They went ahead and made it. It is not quite as sleek (read coupe-like) as the … [Read more...]

New Product: Tesla Cybertruck

At last the wooden doorstop inspires a car company…. by Wallace Wyss - Tesla CEO Elon Musk prides himself on being ahead of the curve. I think he’s not the first to announce an electric pickup truck (Rivian showed one last year at the LA … [Read more...]

Design Critique: Porsche Taycan

Porsche switches gears to electric. by Wallace Wyss - Not all of them of course. We will still have the flat six and V8 internal combustion engines and I think there’s a four in there somewhere. But the writing is on the wall, folks: … [Read more...]

The Lexus LC500 Convertible Recalls Another Era

Yet it's futuristic too... by Wallace Wyss - Yah, I know, cloth top convertibles seem so 60-ish. Weren't hardtop convertibles once all the rage? But Lexus, in their convertible version of the LC500 coupe, chose to have an old fashioned fabric … [Read more...]