My Car Quest

December 3, 2020

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...]

Design Critique: De Tomaso Mangusta

by Wallace Wyss - I remember the first time I saw one, in roughly 1968-'69, before the Pantera was announced, in Michigan outside a car museum, in Hickory Corners. The owner was crawling underneath it to adjust the transmission with Allen … [Read more...]

The Bizzarrini Class At Pebble Beach Was Awesome in 2016

The event on Sunday of Monterey Car Week is The Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance, one of the most exclusive concours in the world. Today we reach back into the My Car Quest archives and re-post The Bizzarrini Class At Pebble Beach Was Awesome in … [Read more...]

Something New – The Iso Rivolta GTZ by Zagato

by Mike Gulett - Zagato has announced a new car and "the rebirth of the IsoRivolta brand", although the official announcement will not come until October 2020, along with the price. They plan to make only 19 with 9 already sold. The photos … [Read more...]

Why Not The De Tomaso Longchamp?

by Mike Gulett - Alejandro de Tomaso was Argentinean but his cars were Italian with American power and oh, some of his cars were styled by an American working for an Italian design firm. Got it? When I think of De Tomaso I think of beautiful, … [Read more...]