My Car Quest

October 14, 2019

How the Book, “SHELBY: The Man, The Cars The Legend” Came to Be….

Many car books come on the market each year. This is the story of how an author became obsessed with one race driver and the cars he created and who covered the same subject in two different books written 30 years apart… … [Read more...]

Corvette Hardtop Convertible

Delete the word “ragtop” from your Corvette vocabulary…. by Wallace Wyss - 2020 Corvette ragtop? Fohget about it, pilgrim. It's official. It’s a hardtop convertible. And it's about 20% different than the coupe in styling, a nudge toward … [Read more...]

Editorial: Shame On Jeep For Promoting Reckless Driving

by Wallace Wyss - OK call me a fuddy-duddy. I am referring to the new Jeep commercial for their Gladiator four door pickup truck. They show it driving over sand dunes, down dirt roads, through streams in a hell-for-leather manner. No these … [Read more...]

Ford v Ferrari At Le Mans In The 1960s: Q & A From A GT40 Author

by Wallace Wyss - The movie Ford v Ferrari is about to hit the big screen November 15th (except for those lucky enough to see the premiere November 4th) and I imagine there’s some youngins who don’t know diddley-squat about the events leading up … [Read more...]

Wishful Thinking Should Not Be Presented As Truth – Especially About Important Car Races

by Wallace Wyss - The other day I was listening to one of my favorite radio shows, about cars from KPFK FM 90.7 and the co-host, Dave Kunz, interviewed a Ford expert about Ford's illustrious Le Mans history. I was going along with what they … [Read more...]

The De Tomaso Pantera 7X: Were We Uh, Bamboozled?…

by Wallace Wyss - I think, after working for Motor Trend at two different points in time, that I gained a certain amount of sophistication. Maybe not. I remember around 1972 or so when the Pantera was already being talked about being … [Read more...]

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