My Car Quest

March 27, 2017

Fiat 850 Spider: La Dolce Vita On A Budget Or The Evolution Of A Working Man’s Classic

by Wallace Wyss - In the mid-60's Fiat wanted to make a volume sports car, one that would be an enthusiast’s “first sports car.” It was the Fiat 850 Spider. The first model was designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro while he was at Bertone. Now … [Read more...]

More Photos Of The 1955 Vignale Fiat 8V

by Mike - The article yesterday, The Motel Fiat – An Unrestored Treasure, by Wallace Wyss about a 1955 Vignale Fiat 8V was popular and unfortunately the author had only one photo. Lucky for us reader, Chris Pascoe, sent in these photos from … [Read more...]

The Motel Fiat – An Unrestored Treasure

by Wallace Wyss I first saw the car at Concorso Italiano, I think in 2011. I admired the shape of the bodywork though it had paint flaking off its body. This was a car heavy in patina, y’might say. Fiats are largely mass produced … [Read more...]

The 1962 Fiat Abarth 2300 S Coupe – What A Beauty

by Mike - I was walking down the street at the Carmel Concours on the Avenue in August 2013 when I spotted this sweet looking Italian beauty. It is uh ... a Fiat Abarth 2300 S Coupe. I know that because it says so on the sign. I have never … [Read more...]

Raced By Bruce McLaren and Owned By Briggs Cunningham – A Fiat-Abarth 1000 GT

by Mike - This rare, one of the three "Cunningham Abarth Bialberos", race cars was auctioned in August 2013 at the Gooding auction in Pebble Beach and sold for $302,500. The Fiat-Abarth 1000 GT is powered by a 982 cc engine with an … [Read more...]

One Saturday At The Novegro Market In Italy

by Flavio Campetti - Novegro, Italy - 8 November 2014 Novegro is a suburb located just outside Milan, near the International Airport of Milano Linate. It’s famous in Italy and in Europe as one of the most interesting exhibition-market of … [Read more...]

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