My Car Quest

April 26, 2019

One Man And His Bizzarrini GT 5300

by Mike Gulett - Ken Phillips bought his Bizzarrini GT 5300 new in Italy in the late '60s and had it shipped to the US East Coast where it stayed for the next few decades. The very same Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada (No. 0256) that I owned many years … [Read more...]

Counterfeit Cars

Caveat emptor, let the buyer beware, is important in the collector car world... by Mike - When a classic car model reaches a value level where creating a counterfeit can be profitable, dishonest people may take dishonest action by passing … [Read more...]

Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada – Rare Birds No. 2

by Mike - Below is a 5:34 video featuring a rare car that most of us do not see everyday or Rare Birds as I call them. This is Rare Birds No. 2 in this series (Rare Birds No. 1 is here). I owned this 1966 Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada (chassis no. … [Read more...]

Porsche Claims Ownership Of One Of My Images

by Mike - Sometimes it is a pain to be on the leading edge of the digital evolution. Porsche claims, “to be the owner or licensee of related intellectual property” (referring to the image shown here) which is an outrageous claim. It seems that … [Read more...]

Jack Thompson ’27 Ford Model T Roadster Sold (Shirt Not Included)

by Mike - I have never seen this hot rod in person but I do have the shirt! How many cars have their very own limited edition embroidered silk shirt? I don't know the answer but I suspect that it is not many. This shirt is the Limited … [Read more...]

My First Event With The Bizzarrini – 2008

by Mike - My friend, Bruce Caron, was looking around YouTube when he came across the video below where my Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada was featured on My Classic Car With Dennis Gage. This episode was recorded in November 2008 and broadcast in July … [Read more...]