My Car Quest

October 23, 2019

The Fraud of General Motor’s Rotary Engined Mid-Engined Prototypes

The big news about the new mid-engine Chevrolet Corvette brings out memories of other mid-engine Corvette designs. Our Wallace Wyss shares his experience with the General Motors attempt at trying to design a rotary engine for the Corvette. He also … [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...]

The Two Rotor Corvette: Or How GM Gave Away A Million Dollar Car To The First Guy That Asked…

by Wallace Wyss - I was working in Detroit at the time. Early ‘70s. General Motors was crazy about the Wankel rotary engine. Didn’t matter that Mazda had it in production, the one that they were gonna do was gonna be better. More about that … [Read more...]

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