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July 25, 2024

Archives for March 2014

The Iso Grifo Sold By Coys Has Been Seized By The German Authorities

by Mike - According to my sources in Germany the Iso Grifo No. 001 – “A Very Important And Rare Car” sold by Coys a few days ago in Essen, Germany has been seized by the German authorities. Below is the text of an email sent to the German Coys … [Read more...]

The Bulls of Yellowstone County – June 2013 – A Bizzarrini Story – Part One

by Mike - We left off in our last episode of Bizzarrini GT 5300 #0286 with, Once all systems had been tested, #0286 was pronounced ready for action. Next up is action and here it is as described by a driver who was there. Text and … [Read more...]

Coys Sells Iso Grifo No. 001 – “A Very Important And Rare Car” – Really?

by Mike - Great news from the Coys auction in Essen, Germany on Saturday. Coys found and sold the Grifo prototype #001 for 220,000 Euros (plus buyers commission a total of 242,000 Euros; $332,810; 200,024 pounds sterling). This is amazing … [Read more...]

Bizzarrini GT 5300 Strada Chasis No. IA3*0286

by Mike - A friend and I took a drive back in 2011 to look at cars, specifically to see this Bizzarrini for sale in Oakland, California just a short drive away. This 1968 Bizzarrini GT 5300 was sold by the dealer to a new owner in Canada and … [Read more...]

The Strange Ones Are Being Brought To Classic Car Auctions Now

by Mike - With record prices being set at nearly every classic car auction these days the car owners of the strange, incorrect, bizarre and "barn finds" are bringing their cars out to auction to strike while the iron is hot and the prices are … [Read more...]

The Sound Of The Iso Rivolta A3/C Sanction II

by Mike - Below is a video by Manuel B. at the former Iso factory in Bresso, Italy on April 27, 2013 as we celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Iso Grifo and the 60th anniversary of the Iso Isetta in the factory where they were produced. I … [Read more...]