My Car Quest

June 27, 2017

Paolo Stanzani A Pioneer At Lamborghini Has Died At Age 81

by Mike - Below is a history of Paolo Stanzani from the Lamborghini web site. Paolo Stanzani was born in Bologna on July 20, 1936. After completing his degree in Mechanical Engineering at Bologna University in 1961, he joined Automobili … [Read more...]

The Lamborghini 350GTV Prototype Started It All For Lamborghini GT Cars

by Mike - The Lamborghini 350GTV is the prototype design that led to the 350GT, Lamborghini's first production model. The 350 GTV was introduced at the 1963 Turin Auto Show. The GTV was styled by Franco Scaglione and built by his firm, … [Read more...]

The Lamborghini Espada Would Be A Cool Car To Own

by Mike - Introduced in 1967 the Lamborghini Espapa was styled by Marcello Gandini of Bertone and based on the Marzal show car and the Bertone Pirana, a rebodied Jaguar E-type, both Gandini’s designs. This was Lamborghini’s most successful car … [Read more...]

Car Of The Day – A BMW M1 For Sale At Auction

by Mike - If a car can be considered NOS (new old stock) then this 1981 BMW M1 is it. This special BMW was unsold and stored in a dealer warehouse for 30 years until the current owner bought it. It now has only 682 km! An average of 20 km per … [Read more...]

A Lamborghini Miura P400 Chassis But No Body

by Mike - This is a view of a Lamborghini Miura one does not see often. This Lamborghini Miura prototype chassis was auctioned at the Gooding auction in August 2013 and sold for $473,000! Imagine how much it would have fetched if it had a … [Read more...]

The Lamborghini Miura – The Facts And The Question Again

by Mike - Lamborghini beat out Ferrari in 1966 by producing the first mid-engine super car that was also a stunning design by Marcello Gandini of Bertone. The transverse mid-mounted V12 engine required that the 5-speed manual transmission … [Read more...]

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