My Car Quest

June 12, 2024

Archives for August 2012

Iso Grifo: The First, The Last And The One After That

by Mike - There are many stories that come out of Monterey Car Week. The Quail, A Motorsport Gathering was especially interesting because of the celebration of Iso Rivolta classic cars. There were fifteen Iso Grifo models at The Quail out of a … [Read more...]

The Bizzarrini Manta And The Monteverdi Hai 450SS Prototype At Auction

by Mike - Both the Bizzarrini Manta And the Monteverdi Hai 450SS Prototype were up for auction last week at the Gooding auction in Pebble Beach. The Monteverdi sold for $577,500 and the Manta was unsold at a high bid of $850,000. I am … [Read more...]

Monterey Car Week – The Quail, A Motor Sport Gathering Part 3 – Bizzarrini

by Mike - I believe this is the first time that there has been a Bizzarrini class at The Quail, A Motor Sport Gathering. There were some great examples on display. It is rare to see so many Bizzarrini cars in one place. Click the images for a … [Read more...]

Monterey Car Week – The Quail, A Motor Sport Gathering Part 2 – Iso

by Mike - This past Friday August 17, 2012 was the tenth anniversary of The Quail, A Motor Sport Gathering and one of the featured marques was Iso - celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Iso GT cars. Piero Rivolta, the last president of … [Read more...]

Monterey Car Week – Day Five, The Quail – Part 1

by Mike - Today was the long anticipated event, The Quail, A Motor Sport Gathering where Iso was a featured marque. Piero Rivolta was a guest of honor and there were 27 Iso cars on the field. I believe this is the largest gathering of Iso cars … [Read more...]