My Car Quest

September 27, 2020

Another Lost Prototype: 1975 Opel GT-W Génève

by Wallace Wyss - I am going out on a limb here and saying if the 1975 Opel GT-W Génève did not have an engine and transmission it was just a rolling mockup, one step up from a clay model, so not a real prototype engineering wise. There's a … [Read more...]

The Four Rotor Wankel Chevy Corvette Fib

Wherein our contributing historian is surprised to find a fib still being perpetuated... by Wallace Wyss - History is, well, history. Until it’s bent for nefarious reasons. The Wankel Chevy Corvette is one of those stories. I … [Read more...]

Mazda, Wankel, BFGoodrich and Lola – A Winning Combination

by Mike - Earlier this year Mazda announced they were discontinuing production of Wankel (rotary) engined cars. This week Mazda announced they were bringing the Wankel engine back for "range extended" cars, or plug in hybrids. Fekix Wankel, a … [Read more...]