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August 18, 2018

Prototype And Production – A Few Differences For The Iso Grifo

The Iso Grifo A3/L Prototype sold in Scottsdale at the Gooding January 2018 auction for $1,760,000. Gooding also has an early Iso Grifo (No. 009) coming up for auction in Monterey. The estimate is: $500,000 - $600,000. I thought some of you might … [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...]

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 – 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 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...]

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