My Car Quest

November 26, 2022

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...]

The Seductive Appeal of Multiple Weber Carburetors

by Wallace Wyss - When I made my first engine painting (GTO engine six dual throat Webers) I picked that engine because it had real eye appeal, and ya gotta love it because each carb has two throats, so basically each of the twelve cylinders has … [Read more...]

Happy Birthday Giotto Bizzarrini!

by Wallace Wyss - Giotto Bizzarrini was born June 6, 1926 in Quercianella, Livorno Province, Italy to a wealthy family. His grandfather had worked with Marconi on a little idea called the telegraph so inventing was a family tradition. He is well … [Read more...]

Why Do We Like Classic Cars So Much?

by Mike Gulett - When someone asked Willie Nelson why he took up the guitar and joined a band he replied "to get the girls". I wanted to be this guy below with the Triumph Spitfire so I bought a TR6, above. Is there some of this … [Read more...]

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...]