My Car Quest

June 24, 2022

More Photos Of The 1955 Vignale Fiat 8V

by Mike - The article yesterday, The Motel Fiat – An Unrestored Treasure, by Wallace Wyss about a 1955 Vignale Fiat 8V was popular and unfortunately the author had only one photo. Lucky for us reader, Chris Pascoe, sent in these photos from … [Read more...]

The Motel Fiat – An Unrestored Treasure

by Wallace Wyss I first saw the car at Concorso Italiano, I think in 2011. I admired the shape of the bodywork though it had paint flaking off its body. This was a car heavy in patina, y’might say. Fiats are largely mass produced … [Read more...]

The 1962 Fiat Abarth 2300 S Coupe – What A Beauty

by Mike - I was walking down the street at the Carmel Concours on the Avenue in August 2013 when I spotted this sweet looking Italian beauty. It is uh ... a Fiat Abarth 2300 S Coupe. I know that because it says so on the sign. I have never … [Read more...]

One Saturday At The Novegro Market In Italy

by Flavio Campetti - Novegro, Italy - 8 November 2014 Novegro is a suburb located just outside Milan, near the International Airport of Milano Linate. It’s famous in Italy and in Europe as one of the most interesting exhibition-market of … [Read more...]

A Fiat Abarth 2000 America Coupe In Carmel

by Mike - The recent Post by Don Meluzio about his Fiat Abarth 1300/124 was very popular and started a discussion in the Comments of that Post about a Fiat Abarth 2000 America Coupe. One of these rare cars was in Monterey a few days ago and I … [Read more...]

The Lance Reventlow Scarab Race Team Had Two Transporters, I Think

by Mike - The transporter below was sold at auction in Monterey in August 2012 by RM for $990,000. My friend, Ron Kellogg, started me thinking about this transporter and its history. The RM catalog description said, Italy’s Fiat, like … [Read more...]