My Car Quest

March 26, 2017

Museum Review: Bellissima! The Italian Automotive Renaissance, 1945–1975

by Wallace Wyss, edited by Louis Vandenberg, KUCR-FM Autotalk - I happened to be in Nashville a few weeks ago and was pleased as punch to be able to catch the show called Bellissima! At The Frist Center For The Visual Arts. I gather this is … [Read more...]

Two Legends At Odds: Why Is It That A Ferrari 250 GTO Is Worth Six Times More Than A Shelby Cobra Daytona?

by Wallace Wyss - Just for the fun of it, let’s compare two icons of front-engined sports cars from the Sixties. One was borne out of a long tradition of building competitive sports cars, cars that took the 24 Hours of LeMans, cars that … [Read more...]

Bizzarrini GT 5300, Ferrari 250 GTO, Piero Drogo and Ulf Norinder

by Mike - Bizzarrini cars are featured as a class at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance coming up this August and I thought another story about how the Bizzarrini GT 5300 is intimately connected to the Ferrari 250 GTO would be in order. Both … [Read more...]

The Ferrari 250 LM – What A Race Car!

by Mike - This 1964 Ferrari 250 LM Scaglietti Berlinetta was at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance in August 2013. This Ferrari model is always an attraction because of the unusual style and of course they were a racing success. The … [Read more...]

Classic Car Values – One Comparison

by Mike - This is an update of an article originally published in February 2012. Classic Ferrari models have led the classic car value world for sometime and today more than ever. In 2014 in Monterey, California a Ferrari once again set the … [Read more...]

We Had The Only Band In The Pits At Nassau Speed Weeks

by Mike - Ken Phillips is a friend and the original owner of my former Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada (chassis No. 0256). He has been involved with fast cars and motorcycles all his life. Below, through a series of emails, he shared with me some of … [Read more...]

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