My Car Quest

April 24, 2014

The Meaning, Or Lack Of Meaning, Of “Concours Condition”

Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada for sale

by Mike - My latest gripe about the way collector cars are described by some sellers is the over use of the word "concours" and sometimes "Pebble Beach quality". The definition of "concours" From the Dictionary, an exhibition or … [Read more...]

Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada Chasis No. IA3*0286

Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada

by Mike - A friend and I took a drive back in 2011 to look at cars, specifically to see this Bizzarrini for sale in Oakland, California just a short drive away. This 1968 Bizzarrini GT 5300 was sold by the dealer to a new owner in Canada and … [Read more...]

The Strange Ones Are Being Brought To Classic Car Auctions Now

Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada For Sale

by Mike - With record prices being set at nearly every classic car auction these days the car owners of the strange, incorrect, bizarre and "barn finds" are bringing their cars out to auction to strike while the iron is hot and the prices are … [Read more...]

Iso, Bizzarrini & Monterey Bay – The Video

Iso Grifo Targa

by Mike - Wonderful beyond words - beautiful classic cars, car people and the Monterey Peninsula, including Monterey Bay. I put together this video to help those of you who have not been there to visualize the experience and for those of you … [Read more...]

Bizzarrini GT Europa 1900 For Sale – A Restoration Project

Bizzarrini GT Europa 1900

Advertisement by Mike - This fiberglass-bodied Bizzarrini GT Europa 1900 was created by Bizzarrini as a proposal to General Motors-Opel. The engine was an inline 4-cylinder 1.9 liter Opel with a power output of 110 hp and a claimed top speed … [Read more...]

Iso Grifo A3/C Bizzarrini No. 0222 Has Been Bought By Bruce Meyer

Iso Grifo A3/C Bizzarrini

by Mike - I just learned this morning that noted Southern California Classic Car collector, Bruce Meyer, has bought the most successful of all the Bizzarrini race cars. Chassis No. 0222 won its class and was ninth overall at the 1965 24 Hours of … [Read more...]

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