My Car Quest

March 3, 2024

Jack Koobs de Hartog

by Mike Gulett - Jack Koobs de Hartog has died and if you are a fan of Bizzarrini you probably know his name. He was a chronicler of all things Bizzarrini - both the cars and the man. He wrote books about Bizzarrini and shared his vast … [Read more...]

A Real Bizzarrini GT 5300 at Auction in Monterey

by Mike Gulett - It is always great to see a real Bizzarrini GT 5300 in person especially when it is up for auction. This is one that I have seen a few times over the years but when I saw it it was red. This Bizzarrini was formerly owned by a … [Read more...]

The Iso Grifo Legend

by Mike Gulett - The Iso Grifo is a beautiful, timeless handmade design that still looks fresh and modern today and was styled by Giorgetto Giugiaro of Bertone. The motoring press loved the Grifo as much as the public did. The Iso Grifo A3/L … [Read more...]

Farewell to Giotto Bizzarrini, Creator of Legends

The car world would have been very dull without him.* by Mike Gulett - Giotto Bizzarrini (6 June 1926 – 13 May 2023) died on May 13, 2023 at the age of 96 in Rosignano in the province of Livorno, Italy where he was in a nursing home. The … [Read more...]

One Artist’s Lifelong Obsession With an Obscure Italian Bolide

by Wallace Wyss - So at least half a century ago I was a budding poet, had won a poetry award and thought this my life’s destiny. Then I went to a University library in search of a poetry journal only to find a copy of Autosport, a British … [Read more...]

Editorial: This is What I Think Today – A Contrarian View

by Mike Gulett - I am in a contrarian mood today. Maybe because earlier this week one of my favorite cats died. She was near 19 years old and died peacefully. I also am not happy as a Tesla shareholder with the CEO, Elon Musk, who is wasting … [Read more...]