My Car Quest

November 17, 2019

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...]

Fiat 850 Spider: La Dolce Vita On A Budget Or The Evolution Of A Working Man’s Classic

by Wallace Wyss - In the mid-60's Fiat wanted to make a volume sports car, one that would be an enthusiast’s “first sports car.” It was the Fiat 850 Spider. The first model was designed by Giorgetto Giugiaro while he was at Bertone. Now … [Read more...]

The 1962 Fiat Abarth 2300 S Coupe – What A Beauty

by Mike - I was walking down the street at the Carmel Concours on the Avenue in August 2013 when I spotted this sweet looking Italian beauty. It is uh ... a Fiat Abarth 2300 S Coupe. I know that because it says so on the sign. I have never … [Read more...]

A Question About The Team Roosevelt Fiat Abarth Racecars

by Mike - I was reading through the April 1966 issue of Road & Track when I found this classified advertisement, below, on page 99. For sale was an Abarth 1000 Bialbero twin-cam, ex- Roosevelt Team car. I do believe there were three Team … [Read more...]

Raced By Bruce McLaren and Owned By Briggs Cunningham – A Fiat-Abarth 1000 GT

by Mike - This rare, one of the three "Cunningham Abarth Bialberos", race cars was auctioned in August 2013 at the Gooding auction in Pebble Beach and sold for $302,500. The Fiat-Abarth 1000 GT is powered by a 982 cc engine with an … [Read more...]

More Photos Of A Team Roosevelt Fiat Abarth

by Mike - A Comment from Bill Clark on the Fiat Abarth Team Roosevelt Post said his father, Tom Clark, is standing next to the No. 84 car in the photo below. His father raced this car for years and Bill says he lost track of the car in Toledo, … [Read more...]

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