My Car Quest

January 19, 2022

Search Results for: Lombardi

OTAS/Lombardi Grand Prix Cars In Pennsylvania

by Robert Maselko - Francis Lombardi was a World War I flying ace from Genoa who began building aircraft in 1938. After World War II, he diversified into automotive coachwork, making special variations of standard FIAT models in very small … [Read more...]

A Former Lombardi OTAS Owner Speaks Up

by Mike - I love to read car stories sent in by readers and I share many of those because I figure if it is interesting to me then it may be to you as well. I have discovered a lot of interlocking connections between readers that are brought out … [Read more...]

1968 Lombardi 850 Gran Prix

by Don Meluzio - I was recently reading the latest copy of Auto Italia and saw an article on Cristian Ferrari and his Father Sergio. Cristian is the foremost expert on Francis Lombardi's designs. I immediately sent an email to … [Read more...]

OTAS/Lombardi Grand Prix Cars In Pennsylvania

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Hideaway Headlamps: Do We Miss Them?

by Wallace Wyss - In one way I do. I remember the coffin-nosed Cord had them, but they didn't catch on most American cars until the '60s. My '69 Corvette had them. On the '63 Corvette they weren't so much a lid flipping up but a rollover. … [Read more...]

The Carlisle Import And Performance Nationals

by Don Meluzio - I have always been quite envious of Car Hobby People in California. They have pretty much twelve months of pleasant weather, loads of '50s and '60s imports, and even Street Rods! Here in Pennsylvania we too have a good … [Read more...]