My Car Quest

December 12, 2017

Porsche’s Grand Italian Experiment – 1960 and 1961 Porsche 356B Abarth GT/L

by Wallace Wyss - Now Porsche, as I have found out while researching the re-birth of my book Porsche 356 Photo Album, always liked to do things their own way. They had, at the beginning, Erwin Komenda, an Austrian who could design aerodynamic … [Read more...]

Porsche’s Italian Adventure – The Porsche 356 Abarth Carrera GT/L

by Wallace Wyss - The Porsche family were Austrians. They were doing pretty well developing race cars in the early ‘50s, especially the mid-engined Porsche 550 Spyder, but it bothered them that a fellow Austrian, Carlo Abarth, working in Italy, … [Read more...]

Two Abarth Lovers Finally Meet In Italy

Two candles still burning brightly by Les Burd - On Saturday October 15, 2016 I hired a driver to take my wife, Louise, and I from Naples to Frosinone, Italy to visit Luigi Marignani, the noted private Abarth driver, great gentleman and … [Read more...]

What Is A Fiat Abarth 1300/124?

by Don Meluzio - I was in the Army and stationed with my wife Diane in Germany from June of 1969 until November of 1970. We bought a brand new Fiat 850 Sport Coupe in 1969 and had a wonderful time driving that car all over Germany and … [Read more...]

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