My Car Quest

May 22, 2022

Confessions: Our Contributor Tells of His Lifelong Passion for a (Previously Unknown) Marque

by Wallace Wyss - I saw my first Bizzarrini in a magazine around 1965 when it wasn't even a Bizzarrini yet. It was an Iso Grifo Corsa and it was probably Motorsport magazine. They raved about it. Later Ing. Bizzarrini left Iso and … [Read more...]

Air Flow Over, Under and Through the Bizzarrini GT 5300

Photos, captions and comments by Mike Gulett - The Bizzarrini GT 5300 (aka Iso Grifo A3) has been one of the most under appreciated and least understood cars in history - until recently, but yet the technical genius of Giotto Bizzarrini is not … [Read more...]

The Bizzarrini GT 5300 (Iso Grifo A3) Is Loved By All – Now

by Mike Gulett - I became fascinated (or maybe obsessed) with the Bizzarrini GT 5300 (Iso Grifo A3) around 2004 and started a search to find one to acquire for my own. I discovered that most car people had not heard of Bizzarrini before and so … [Read more...]

My Evolution – The Nature Of Classic Car Beauty And Style

by Mike Gulett - There are some classic cars that have universal, or near universal, appeal. We all love the Lamborghini Miura, the Mercedes 300SL, the Ferrari 275 GTB, the Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato and the Iso Grifo. But what about models … [Read more...]

A Split Race Car and a Split Friendship

I have published several articles about the infamous race at Sebring in 1965 where two Iso Grifo A3/C (Bizzarrini) race cars were destroyed. Other tragedy followed as described by C. Rino Argento who helped Giotto Bizzarrini manage that race. Another … [Read more...]

On Buying An Iso

This article was originally published in the Griffon (the publication of the Iso & Bizzarrini Owner's Club) - Volume Two, Number Three (1982). The Iso & Bizzarrini Owner's Club (IBOC) was founded in 1980 by Winston Goodfellow and the author … [Read more...]