My Car Quest

January 23, 2021

1967 Bizzarrini GT America 2+2 Prototype

by Wallace Wyss - Oh, I knew it was out there back in the '70s. But South Africa was a bit off my usual path. It was first shown at the 1968 Salone di Torino as a Bizzarrini Prototype show car. I found a description on the net but some details … [Read more...]

Editorial: Bizzarrini The New Hot Number

Footnotes will be designated by brackets on each side of a number [x] - see the corresponding footnotes at the end of the article. Text and art by Wallace Wyss - Footnotes and photos by Mike Gulett - I remember for the last five … [Read more...]

Design Critique of a Classic: The Bizzarrini GT5300 Strada

The author tells me he used to think "What good are Bob Cumberford's design critiques on cars made decades ago if it's too late for the automaker to change the design?" Then he had an epiphany of sorts and realized that people want to read what made … [Read more...]

The Bizzarrini P538 – An Unfulfilled Potential

by Mike Gulett - The Bizzarrini P538 is a mid-engine topless race car with a tubular or rectangular steel chassis covered by a fiberglass body. This is a stunning car in person, however, it did not have a successful race career. It is believed to … [Read more...]

Is Bizzarrini Really Making A Comeback?

by Mike Gulett - Word on the street (really the internet) is that there is a new effort to revive the Bizzarrini automotive brand. Remember Giotto Bizzarrini was the engineer behind the Ferrari 250 GTO - today the most valuable car model in the … [Read more...]

Classic Car Design Critique: Iso Grifo

by Wallace Wyss - When I first became interested in the Iso Grifo nobody knew what they were except for the founders of the Iso & Bizzarrini Owner's Club. So they were dirt cheap, I think about $7,000 in the early '70s for one with some … [Read more...]