My Car Quest

August 26, 2019

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...]

A Fiat Abarth 2000 America Coupe In Carmel

by Mike - The recent Post by Don Meluzio about his Fiat Abarth 1300/124 was very popular and started a discussion in the Comments of that Post about a Fiat Abarth 2000 America Coupe. One of these rare cars was in Monterey a few days ago and I … [Read more...]

What Is A Fiat Abarth 1300/124?

by Don Meluzio - I was in the Army and stationed with my wife Diane in Germany from June of 1969 until November of 1970. We bought a brand new Fiat 850 Sport Coupe in 1969 and had a wonderful time driving that car all over Germany and … [Read more...]

The Lance Reventlow Scarab Race Team Had Two Transporters, I Think

by Mike - The transporter below was sold at auction in Monterey in August 2012 by RM for $990,000. My friend, Ron Kellogg, started me thinking about this transporter and its history. The RM catalog description said, Italy’s Fiat, like … [Read more...]

The Best Of France And Italy – 2013

by Mike - On the first Sunday in November The Best Of France And Italy car show is held at Woodley Park in Van Nuys, California. I took the Bizzarrini GT 5300 there in 2008. I could not be make it this year but fortunately Bruce Caron was … [Read more...]

This Fiat-Abarth 1000 GT Was Raced By Bruce McLaren and Owned By Briggs Cunningham

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...]