My Car Quest

December 13, 2017

A Borrowed Design – The Atlas Swallow

by Geoffrey Hacker - To any gearhead, the names of both Bill Burke and Mickey Thompson are synonymous with speed. Yet they were both also noted innovators, and in the fall of 1952 they collaborated on one of the most beautiful fiberglass sports … [Read more...]

The 1947 Cisitalia 202 – A Design Masterpiece

by Mike - "Cisitalia" comes from "Compagnia Industriale Sportiva Italia", an Italian business started in 1946 by the wealthy business man and sportsman Piero Dusio. Dusio was also an amateur race car driver. The 1947 Cisitalia 202 was a … [Read more...]

The Ten Most Innovative Italian Cars Of All Time

By Mike – The following article has been translated from Italian and was first published on Auto Classiche. This is a summary of the ten models that changed the Italian car scene and ultimately the world car scene. These cars introduced … [Read more...]

Cisitalia SMM Nuvolari Spider, Cisitalia 202 And Bizzarrini GT 5300

by Mike -  These pictures are from "Le bellissime italiane" which took place in Calenzano this past January. The photos were kindly sent to me by Marco Quadrelli who was inspired by the Cisitalia 202 post a few days ago. The SMM … [Read more...]

The Beginning Of Modern Car Styling – The 1947 Cisitalia 202

by Mike - "Cisitalia" comes from "Compagnia Industriale Sportiva Italia", an Italian business started in 1946 by the wealthy business man and sportsman Piero Dusio. Dusio was also an amateur race car driver. The 1947 Cisitalia 202 was a … [Read more...]

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