by Mike –
Saturday morning I pulled the Bizzarrini out from its resting place to drive it about 30 yards to the Cars & Caffeine event at Club Auto Sport in San Jose, California.
It still gives me chills to start up the Bizzarrini and to drive it even though this was not really a drive. It is a thrill to see how other people react to a Bizzarrini GT 5300 in motion.
Look at the young man in the black shirt at 2:12 on the video below and imagine how excited he was to see a Bizzarrini GT 5300 for the first time actually driving – and he can hear that engine – even at idle it is inspiring.
Why own a Bizzarrini GT 5300 instead of a Ferrari 275 GTB (or any number of other Ferrari models), or a Mercedes 300SL, or … ?
The poet Robert Frost said it best in “The Road Not Taken”,
I shall be telling this with a sigh
Somewhere ages and ages hence:
Two roads diverged in a wood, and I,
I took the one less traveled by,
And that has made all the difference
Michael Menetto was the video cameraman.