My Car Quest

October 23, 2017

The Ferrari 250 Breadvan – A Joke That Went Too Far?

by Wallace Wyss - Let’s flash back to the Sixties. Imagine you are a state trooper in New York State, sitting behind a billboard and just starting your third bagel. You see a station wagon, a red one with flashy wire wheels, go by. He seems to … [Read more...]

The Nature Of Classic Car Beauty And Style

by Mike - There are some classic cars that have universal, or near universal, appeal. We all love the Lamborghini Miura, the Mercedes 300SL, the Ferrari 275 GTB, the Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato and the Iso Grifo. But what about models that have … [Read more...]

Old Photos Of The Ferrari Breadvan And Other Ferraris From 1965 or 1966

by Mike - Dave Craddock left a comment on the Ferrari Breadvan Post and said he had pictures of the Breadvan and other Ferrari’s at the Detroit Autorama in the 1965-66 time frame. Gary Wales and Richard Merritt had just brought the cars into the … [Read more...]

The Ferrari Breadvan – The Fake And The Real

by Mike - The more you look at the Ferrari Breadvan the better it looks. Here is "Gabriele Spangenberg" (Gaby) driving the real Ferrari Breadvan on a race track! What a lucky lady - but we make our own luck, right? I was able to … [Read more...]

Giotto Bizzarrini – A Body Designer? – Oh Yes – Continued

by Mike - The passage of time leads to incomplete memories, sometimes controversy, almost always unanswered questions and often unanswerable questions. After reading my recent article, Giotto Bizzarrini – A Body Designer? – Oh Yes, Chris … [Read more...]

Giotto Bizzarrini – A Body Designer? – Oh Yes

by Mike - If one is a race car design engineer doesn’t it make sense that this would require a good knowledge of aerodynamics (including the body styling) in addition to car weight reduction, weight balance, suspension design, brakes, tires and … [Read more...]

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