My Car Quest

December 11, 2017

The Trouble With Tributes

by Wallace Wyss - Oh, it’s certainly undeniably glorious when somebody rolls out a tribute car; or continuation car or whatever they want to call it. We get to see an example of our favorite car all dolled up, squeaky clean, ready … [Read more...]

Fake Cars Can Be A Big Problem In The Collector Car World

by Mike - When a classic car model reaches a value level where creating a fake car can be profitable then dishonest people may take dishonest action by passing off a fake as a real car. Barn Finds The growth in the "barn find" … [Read more...]

Update On The Coys Iso Grifo Problem

by Mike - The German police have released the Iso Grifo that Coys attempted to sell at auction recently to the owner/seller. But the investigation continues. It is for sale now at a dealer in Germany, presumably the owner. Here is the … [Read more...]

Iso Grifo Targa Conversion For Sale By RM In Monaco – More History

by Mike - Recently I wrote about this Iso Grifo targa conversion that will be for sale by RM at their Monaco auction. I said, There is no mention of who did the targa conversion but the way the title is written it could be interpreted as if … [Read more...]

Piero Rivolta Comments On The Coys Iso Grifo #001 For Sale Controversy

Dear Mike, Thank you for bringing the sale of the Iso Grifo #001 at a Coys auction to my attention. If they claim that this Grifo is the prototype Grifo A3/L which inspired the Grifo GL production car, that is wrong and false. The Grifo A3/L … [Read more...]

Iso Grifo IR8 Targa Conversion by Bertone For Sale – (Bertone?)

by Mike - This 1972 Iso Grifo is for sale at the RM auction in Monaco on May 10 and is on of the list of Strange Ones Are Being Brought To Classic Car Auctions that I wrote about recently. This late model Grifo is Ford powered as it should be … [Read more...]

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