My Car Quest

December 11, 2018

Iso Grifo For Sale – Ex Mike Hailwood and Beatles "Magical Mystery Tour"

by Mike –

This beautiful 1967 Iso Grifo was bought new by multiple Motorcycle World Champion Mike Hailwood. It is for sale at the Coys Auction, The Spirit of Motoring – Ascot on Saturday 14 May 2011.

Iso Grifo

Iso Grifo

The Estimate is £140,000 – £170,000 ($232,000 – $281,000).

The engine is the original Corvette 327 V8 with 350 hp mated to a 5 Speed ZF gearbox. It also comes with the rare factory air conditioning.

This car appeared in the Beatles film A Magical Mystery Tour. The picture below is from the movie.

A Magical Mystery Tour

It is right hand drive.

Iso Grifo

Mike Hailwood with his prize Grifo below. I wrote about another Grifo formerly owned by Mike Haliwood.

Mike Hailwood

It seems that the Beatles liked Iso cars, I wrote about John Lennon and the Iso Fidia recently.

Now, this is a very special Grifo.

Iso Grifo

Click on the images for a larger view.

Magical Mystery Tour

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