My Car Quest

October 21, 2018

Bella Iso Rivolta – 2018

by Don Meluzio - The Iso Millenium Committee of the Italian City of Bresso recently had its third gathering of Isoisti in the last five years. The Committee celebrates the cars of Renzo Rivolta and his son Piero. For those of you that … [Read more...]

IsoRivolta Vision Gran Turismo Introduced by Zagato

by Mike - The famed Italian car designer, Zagato, has just introduced the IsoRivolta Vision Gran Turismo at the 2017 Tokyo Motor Show. The new Zagato creation will be a drivable vehicle in Gran Turismo Sport, the latest chapter of the acclaimed … [Read more...]

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...]

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