My Car Quest

March 20, 2019

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...]

The Italian Mustang – The Qvale Mangusta

Some great names involved but the product was drek… by Wallace Wyss - It seemed like old times. Here you had Kjell Qvale, a successful car dealer in San Francisco, and here he had Alejandro de Tomaso, a successful car builder in Italy. A … [Read more...]

The Lamborghini Espada And Islero At The Quail

by Mike - Eleven Espadas and ten Isleros were at The Quail, A Motor Sport Gathering on Friday August 24, 2018 in Carmel, California celebrating the 50th anniversary of each model. This must be the largest gathering of Espadas and Isleros … [Read more...]

The NACA Duct Air Scoop

by Mike - Previously in Hood Scoops – Car Art With A Purpose and Iso Grifo Hood Scoop – The Most Unusual Ever I wrote about different types of hood scoops. This post is about the NACA duct air scoop, which is a low-drag air scoop of a … [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...]

A Great Barn Find: 1969 BMW 2800 Spicup

by Wallace Wyss - We like to think, being car enthusiasts, that when a carrozzeria builds a prototype, that it is treasured when it is lucky enough to be “liberated” after its show career and sold to private parties. But no. I cite the case of … [Read more...]