My Car Quest

February 6, 2023

Iso, Iso Grifo, Iso Rivolta, Iso Lele, Iso Fidia, Iso Rivolta A3/C

Editorial: A Low Key Club Succeeds With Two Quietly Owned Marques

by Wallace Wyss - I think one of the most extraordinary phenomena of postwar car collecting is the unbelievable price rise of Iso and Bizzarrini cars, two once obscure short-lived marques. I remember in the early '70s, steel bodied … [Read more...]

Another Monterey Car Week is in the Rear View Mirror

by Mike Gulett - There is so much going on during Monterey Car Week that I know I missed a lot but still also saw a lot. Here are some cars that I thought were interesting. An astounding price for this Porsche 928 This Porsche 928 GTS … [Read more...]

The Junkyard Iso Fidia

Yes, the junkyards of Detroit have treasures. by Wallace Wyss - You got to know the guys that run the car biz in Detroit are not totally ignorant of what's happening in Yurrip. They secretly buy dozens of exotic cars and try to figure out how … [Read more...]

Iso Grifo for Auction in Monterey

by Mike Gulett - One of my favorite cars is the Iso Grifo as many of you know. So when one comes up for auction it gets my attention. This is one of two up for auction in Monterey this year. This is a special example that looks like and … [Read more...]

Thanks to Electric Cars Hood Scoops Are Going Away

by Mike Gulett - Another reason to dislike the transition to electric cars is we will see the demise of the air scoop on cars and certainly the beloved hood scoop will be gone. There is no need for a hood scoop to cool the engine of an EV like … [Read more...]

A Record Auction Price for a 1965 Iso Grifo A3/C

by Mike Gulett - How much does celebrity ownership affect the selling price of a collector car? It depends on who the celebrity is. If it is Steve McQueen or Paul Newman it can have a huge impact. If it is Johnny Hallyday, the French singer and … [Read more...]