My Car Quest

March 26, 2017

Prototype And Production – A Few Differences For The Iso Grifo

by Mike - There are a few design differences between the Iso Grifo A3/L prototype and the production Iso Grifo GL, which is to be expected. Prototypes are designed to look great and to impress all who see them at the car shows when a new model … [Read more...]

The Iso Grifo – A Legend – Part Two

by Mike - At the Turin Show in 1963 the Iso Grifo A3/L was the main attraction at the Bertone stand and the new Iso Grifo A3/C was on the Iso stand. Iso introduced two great cars at the same show! The Iso Grifo – A Legend – Part One is … [Read more...]

The Iso Grifo – A Legend – Part One

by Mike - The Iso Grifo A3/L was based on a shortened Iso Rivolta GT chassis and was introduced at the 1963 show in Turin. The “L” stands for lusso, or luxury. The Grifo is a beautiful, timeless handmade design that still looks fresh and … [Read more...]

The Iso Grifo A3/L Prototype – Black & White Photos And Typewriters

by Mike - Remember when there were black and white photos and typewriters, or printed letters on paper? Years ago when I used film I would use black and white film sometimes because it was cheaper than color film. The black and white photos … [Read more...]

The Iso Grifo Prototype Style Compared To The Production Iso Grifo

by Mike - There are a few design differences between the first Iso Grifo, the A3/L prototype, and the production Iso Grifo. You would expect this because it is probably true for every car. Prototypes are designed to look great and to impress … [Read more...]

Iso Grifo: The First, The Last And The One After That

by Mike - There are many stories that come out of Monterey Car Week. The Quail, A Motorsport Gathering was especially interesting because of the celebration of Iso Rivolta classic cars. There were fifteen Iso Grifo models at The Quail out of a … [Read more...]

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