My Car Quest

February 25, 2024

The Iso Grifo – A Design Analysis

From deep in the My Car Quest Wayback Machine comes this design analysis from October 2014 of one of my favorite cars, the Iso Grifo. The author, Raffi Minasian, is a widely published automobile designer, illustrator, writer, historian, and Pebble … [Read more...]

This Is My Favorite Ghia 450SS

by Mike Gulett - I suspect that many of you have never seen a Ghia 450SS in person because they are so rare. What does it mean for me to say that this is the best one that I have seen when I have only seen three or four in … [Read more...]

The Iso Grifo Legend

by Mike Gulett - The Iso Grifo is a beautiful, timeless handmade design that still looks fresh and modern today and was styled by Giorgetto Giugiaro of Bertone. The motoring press loved the Grifo as much as the public did. The Iso Grifo A3/L … [Read more...]

This AC Shelby Cobra 427 Has a History

A Comp 427 AC Shelby Cobra sells at Mecum Kissimmee rescued from the dreaded Eye-talians... by Wallace Wyss - There is many a twist and turn in the road for some cars. This big block Cobra, CSX3063, has more turns than many. It was auctioned … [Read more...]

Chrysler’s Anti-Cobra: The Ghia 450SS

From the My Car Quest Way Back Machine - December 2016... by Wallace Wyss - Well, on paper the Ghia 450SS was the same idea—you take a shop over in Europe and you ship them an American V8 engine and transmission and stuff it into a chassis … [Read more...]

Bizzarrini Should Have a Class at Pebble Beach in 2023

I pointed out to Wallace that the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance had a Bizzarrini class in 2016 and would likely not have another one for many years. After thinking about this subject for a while I decided to post this because the important people … [Read more...]