My Car Quest

August 19, 2017

Aston Martin Vanquish Zagato Breaks Cover in West Hollywood

by Wallace Wyss - Aston Martin seems very prolific of late, having new models each year. At the recent July 9th Sunset Plaza car show, held off of Sunset Strip in West Hollywood, Cailfornia, a rare Zagato bodied coupe was shown, the … [Read more...]

Porsche’s Grand Italian Experiment – 1960 and 1961 Porsche 356B Abarth GT/L

by Wallace Wyss - Now Porsche, as I have found out while researching the re-birth of my book Porsche 356 Photo Album, always liked to do things their own way. They had, at the beginning, Erwin Komenda, an Austrian who could design aerodynamic … [Read more...]

Porsche’s Italian Adventure – The Porsche 356 Abarth Carrera GT/L

by Wallace Wyss - The Porsche family were Austrians. They were doing pretty well developing race cars in the early ‘50s, especially the mid-engined Porsche 550 Spyder, but it bothered them that a fellow Austrian, Carlo Abarth, working in Italy, … [Read more...]

The Missing Zagato Porsche 356 Carrera Speedster And Its Rebirth…

by Wallace Wyss - Zagato Carrozzeria is one of the most legendary Italian carrozzerias. Almost every larger sports car they did, such as the Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato, and the Zagato 250GT for Ferrari is today a much valued car but even the … [Read more...]

Designed By The Wind – The Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Speciale

by Giacomo Arosio (including the translation from Italian) - The Giulietta was probably one of the greatest cars ever made by Alfa Romeo and it was very much appreciated by the Alfisti. The "project 750" led to many other derivatives, … [Read more...]

Alfa Romeo TZ3 Stradale Designed By Zagato – A Snake In Disguise

by Mike - The recent article about whether most people prefer a Dodge Viper or a Chevrolet Corvette ignited a heated discussion - not only here on My Car Quest but other sites where the article was posted. This started me thinking about a … [Read more...]

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