My Car Quest

October 23, 2019

Andy Cohen: Car Entrepreneur Has Died

by Wallace Wyss - I will always miss Andy Cohen. He was an entrepreneur of the purist order, based in Malibu. He collected cars, all the way from his Ford woody wagon, a prewar car with a more modern postwar engine, to a 427 Cobra, a … [Read more...]

Think Big – Thought Ettore Bugatti

So he did - but his timing was off… by Wallace Wyss - In retrospect, I gotta hand it to ol’ Ettore Bugatti, the car builder, because not only did he build cars that ended up winning 1000 races, but for awhile he built the world’s most … [Read more...]

The British Edition of GQ Magazine Has a Cover Story Next Month With Interview of the Stars of Ford v Ferrari (aka Le Mans ’66)

by Wallace Wyss - It’s in the November issue. GQ's writer, Stuart McGurk, starts out telling the reader that this movie “tells the true tale of the grudge match between Ford and Ferrari in the Sixties and how the battleground became the 1966 Le … [Read more...]

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...]

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