My Car Quest

October 31, 2014

Random Memories Of Mike Hailwood And His Iso Grifo In South Africa

Mike Hailwood and his Iso Grifo

by Andre Loubser Firstly a somewhat circuitous route as to how I became involved with Mike Hailwood. In 1962, aged 22, I left Cape Town to join the export/sales division of the Porsche factory. A year later, much to my surprise, I was asked to … [Read more...]

Coming Attractions – Iso Rivolta GT For Sale

Iso Rivolta GT

by Mike - Rare cars are well, rare. There are very few running Iso Rivolta GTs for sale now in the world and none as far as I know in North America - until this one, which will be for sale soon on My Car Quest - so stay tuned. The Iso … [Read more...]

This Iso Grifo Was In The Movies

The Violent Professionals Poster

by Mike - The Violent Professionals is an organized crime versus cops Italian thriller movie made in 1973. It was produced by Luciano Martino and Carlo Ponti, was directed by Sergio Martino and stared Luc Merenda and Richard Conte. The most … [Read more...]

Iso Grifo GL 350 For Sale – Original Condition Series 1

Iso Grifo For Sale

by Mike - This may be the only Iso Grifo for sale in North America now. The Iso Grifo was based on a shortened Iso Rivolta GT chassis and was introduced at the 1963 show in Turin, Italy. The Grifo is a beautiful, timeless handmade design … [Read more...]

An Iso Grifo On Display At The Goodwood Revival

Iso Grifo 7-Litre

by Mike - Yesterday the article about the Goodwood Revival prompted Chris Lackner to write and let us know that his Iso Grifo 7-Litre was invited to be on display at the Earls Court indoor display. Chris wrote, The theme was V8-engined … [Read more...]

What’s Great About Goodwood

Mercedes Race Car

by Wallace Wyss Bearing in mind, I haven’t been to the Goodwood Revival, and you must know that I am a staunch Anglophile, ever since I first set sail for the Olde Sod more than half a century ago. I consider myself to be fairly steeped in all … [Read more...]

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