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Archives for April 2011

Iso Grifo For Sale – Ex Mike Hailwood and Beatles "Magical Mystery Tour"

by Mike - This beautiful 1967 Iso Grifo was bought new by multiple Motorcycle World Champion Mike Hailwood. It is for sale at the Coys Auction, The Spirit of Motoring - Ascot on Saturday 14 May 2011. The Estimate is £140,000 - £170,000 … [Read more...]

What Ever Happened To These Ideas?

by Mike - This Mustang station wagon was designed by Robert Cumberford and built by Carrozzeria Intermeccanica. This seems to defeat the purpose of a sports car. The Lakester below was a combination all terrain dune buggy with a … [Read more...]

The World’s Four Fastest Seats Yeah, Yeah, Yeah

by Mike - Initially it was called the Iso Rivolta S4 when introduced in 1967 but the name was changed to Iso Rivolta Fidia after some initial design and quality problems. "The World's Four Fastest Seats" was the Iso marketing slogan. This … [Read more...]

Ford GT40s For Sale – In 1971

by Mike - More than one GT40 for sale in the same magazine! Even in 1971 a used Ford GT 40 was $15,000, however, it still would have been a great investment. These classified ads are from the April 1971 issue of Road & … [Read more...]

Bizzarrini Race Car Chassis BA4 0106

by Mike - Bizzarrini chassis number BA4 0106, completed in 1965, was the only GT 5300 right hand drive race model raced by the Bizzarrini factory. This Bizzarrini competed at not only the 1000kms of Monza and the Targa Florio but also the 1966 24 … [Read more...]

My Bizzarrini GT 5300 Poster

by Mike - I like factory car posters. I have two Shelby Cobra factory posters from the 1960s, a Ferrari factory poster from 1994 and a rare DeTomaso Mangusta poster issued in conjunction with Shelby from the 1960s. However, I do not have a … [Read more...]