My Car Quest

August 21, 2019

The Fabled Ferrari 250 GTO

A Look at the Series 2 GTO by Wallace Wyss - You can see why Chez Pininfarina hated the Series I Ferrari GTO. Because that damn engineer Giotto Bizzarrini, who created the car from the short wheelbase 250GT without a stylist per se. The order … [Read more...]

Giotto Bizzarrini: The Great Engineer

by Phillip Bingham - He was fired by Enzo Ferrari for his role in a failed ‘Palace Revolt’, fought back by trying to out-do Ferraris on road and track, briefly produced cars under his own name before being swindled into bankruptcy, and ended his … [Read more...]

The Iso Lele – The Last Iso GT

This year is the 50th anniversary of the introduction of the Iso Lele - the last car designed by Iso. A version of this article was first published in September 2015. by Mike - The Iso Lele was the replacement for the aging Rivolta GT … [Read more...]

Should Car Design Firms Copy Classic Designs?

The Toff's Travels - Editorial by Wallace Wyss - When Deny Behar, once of Lotus, proposed recently that his new firm, Ares Design, make a lookalike body of the fabled Ferrari 250 GTO and make it available for rebodying modern Ferraris, … [Read more...]

The Legendary Lamborghini Espada

by Mike - Not everyone is looking forward to driving an electric powered car or an autonomous driving car. Lovers of classic cars really like what they have now, cars like my 1971 Lamborghini Espada. The Lamborghini Espada is an … [Read more...]

The Iso Grifo Prototype Is For Sale

Sold for $1,760,000. by Mike - The one-of-a-kind Iso Grifo Prototype does not come up for sale often but here it is up for auction. This is the first Iso Grifo and the design style represents what Giorgetto Giugiaro of Bertone had in … [Read more...]