My Car Quest

October 14, 2019

Giotto Bizzarrini: The Great Engineer

by Phillip Bingham - He was fired by Enzo Ferrari for his role in a failed ‘Palace Revolt’, fought back by trying to out-do Ferraris on road and track, briefly produced cars under his own name before being swindled into bankruptcy, and ended his … [Read more...]

Ferrari Pinin From 1980

by Mike - Walking across the lawn at The Quail, A Motor Sport Gathering this past August I saw this unusual Ferrari in the distance and at first I thought it was a Ferrari 400. But after getting closer I realized it was something I had not seen … [Read more...]

Ford vs Ferrari A TV Story?

by Wallace Wyss - It was announced in mid-October that Channing Tatum , an actor and producer, will produce a TV series about rival carmakers Ferrari and Ford with Peter Dinklage, also an actor. I don’t know which of the two will be on screen or … [Read more...]

Barn Finder’s Luck: Hey Buddy, Ya Wanna Buy A LeMans Winner?

by Wallace Wyss This is a story about a barn finder who had an unbelievable stroke of luck. And how happenstance can make fortune come your way. First of all the car, the 1966 Ford GT Mk II. To sum it up quickly, Henry Ford II–after … [Read more...]

Two Legends At Odds: Why Is It That A Ferrari 250 GTO Is Worth Six Times More Than A Shelby Cobra Daytona?

by Wallace Wyss - Just for the fun of it, let’s compare two icons of front-engined sports cars from the Sixties. One was borne out of a long tradition of building competitive sports cars, cars that took the 24 Hours of LeMans, cars that … [Read more...]

The Ferrari In The Lake

Yes, it's a multi-million dollar car now, but it's how it got there that's the story... by Wallace Wyss - I suppose some Ferrari owners are what we middle class kids used to call “snooty.” One of the snootiest I ever met was a TV producer … [Read more...]

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