My Car Quest

May 27, 2022

Iso Grifo, Iso Grifo For Sale, Iso

Why Do We Like Classic Cars So Much?

by Mike Gulett - When someone asked Willie Nelson why he took up the guitar and joined a band he replied "to get the girls". I wanted to be this guy below with the Triumph Spitfire so I bought a TR6, above. Is there some of this … [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...]

Concorso Italiano 2021

Disclosure: The author was a vendor at Concorso Italiano 2021. by Wallace Wyss - I always look forward to Concorso Italiano because in my new calling as a fine artist (as opposed to commercial artists who have to subjugate their art to … [Read more...]

Just Because A Classic Car Needs a Trailer Doesn’t Make It A Trailer Queen

by Mike Gulett - The classic car transportation business in the US loves Monterey Car Week. It could be their biggest week of the year. This was brought home for me when I was talking to a friend a few years ago in Monterey and he told me he had … [Read more...]

On Buying An Iso

This article was originally published in the Griffon (the publication of the Iso & Bizzarrini Owner's Club) - Volume Two, Number Three (1982). The Iso & Bizzarrini Owner's Club (IBOC) was founded in 1980 by Winston Goodfellow and the author … [Read more...]

The Iso Grifo Spider: A Mystifying Recent Sighting

by Wallace Wyss - Iso Grifo Spider Story Part 1 Originally Renzo Rivolta, founder of Iso in Italy, thought an open car would be a good companion for the Iso Grifo coupe. And so a one off Spider was made. It is not known if that too was … [Read more...]