My Car Quest

September 22, 2017

Lamborghini Faena Coupé By Frua

by Mike - The Lamborghini Faena one-off concept by Pietro Frua was the only four-door Lamborghini in 1978. It looks a little like an Espada because it is based on a series 2 Espada which Frua stretched 7 inches to a total length of 18 … [Read more...]

The Elegant And Understated Lamborghini Islero

by Mike - Since when does "elegant and understated" belong in the same sentence with Lamborghini? It does if you are talking about the Islero. Lamborghini Islero The Lamborghini Islero was the replacement for the 400GT and was manufactured … [Read more...]

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 Cruel Fate Of The First Lamborghini Countach

Or why you will never see the first Lamborghini Countach ever at an auction… by Wallace Wyss - I write this series of books called “Incredible Barn Finds.” (Enthusiast Books,Hudson, WI.) Now one of the plums of barn finding, one I like to … [Read more...]

The Miura That Never Was – The Lamborghini Miura Roadster

by Wallace Wyss - Oh, there was an open version of the Miura. But that was done by the coachbuilder, without Ferrucio’s permission. Now coachbuilders do this all the time—making a new model and hoping the clamor at the auto show will … [Read more...]

Lamborghinis For Auction In Monterey

by Mike - At the Monterey Car Week auctions in mid-August Lamborghinis are well represented on the auction block (22 as of today). RM Sotheby's has 3: Miura P400 SV, Diablo VT Roadster and Countach 25th Anniversary. Gooding has 4: 400 … [Read more...]

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