My Car Quest

May 23, 2019

The Bizzarrini Manta by ItalDesign – The Brochure

by Mike - We recently posted a history summary of the stunning Bizzarrini Manta by ItalDesign. The Bizzarrini Manta was the first car designed by the great car designer, Giorgetto Giugiaro, after he started his own design firm, ItalDesign in … [Read more...]

Lost And Found: The Bizzarrini Manta

by Wallace Wyss - Rule 1, when you are founding your own car design firm, is to make a dramatic-as-all-hell show car and I think the Bizzarrini Manta qualifies. This was Giorgetto Giugiaro's strategy when he started his own design firm, … [Read more...]

Interesting Collector Cars For Less Than $50k USD – DeLorean DMC-12

by Mike - As collector car prices have increased over the past few years many of us have been priced out of certain collector cars. However, there are still some interesting cars available for under $50,000 USD that may be fun to own and drive or … [Read more...]

The 1970 Porsche Tapiro: One That Got Away

by Wallace Wyss - The most celebrated cars at many of the fanciest concours is the one-off car, like the Porsche Tapiro. Especially the running one that was sold off and has been restored. It’s not easy to restore a one-off because many of … [Read more...]

The Shape of Things To Come And A Market Force

by Mike - The wedge shaped cars that were popular in the 1970s have moved up in value - the shape of things to come. The leader is the Lamborghini Countach but others like the Maserati Bora are not far behind. The Lamborghini Espada has moved up … [Read more...]

The Maserati Boomerang: Who says Boomerangs Don’t Come Back?

by Wallace Wyss - When Giorgetto Giugiaro cut himself adrift from Ghia Carrozzeria he put himself under a lot of pressure. He had to come up with something dramatic to put in auto shows to get the work flowing in. Fortunately, from his … [Read more...]