My Car Quest

April 16, 2021

Iso Grifo A3/C, Iso Bizzarrini

A Split Race Car and a Split Friendship

I have published several articles about the infamous race at Sebring in 1965 where two Iso Grifo A3/C (Bizzarrini) race cars were destroyed. Other tragedy followed as described by C. Rino Argento who helped Giotto Bizzarrini manage that race. Another … [Read more...]

The Iso Grifo A3/C (Bizzarrini) – Pondering a World Class Race Car

by Wallace Wyss - Yes, your eyes do not deceive you. A genuine Iso Grifo A3/C (Bizzarrini) Le Mans race car driving on the street in Malibu. I saw it just before New Year's at the infamous non-authorized Cars & Coffee in Malibu Village shopping … [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...]

Iso & Bizzarrini – What A Class!

With the many car events canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic we will not see the car action we are accustomed to at this time of year. I thought it would be a good idea to reach back into the My Car Quest archives and occasionally re-post … [Read more...]

Andy Cohen: Car Entrepreneur Has Died

by Wallace Wyss - I will always miss Andy Cohen. He was an entrepreneur of the purist order, based in Malibu. He collected cars, all the way from his Ford woody wagon, a prewar car with a more modern postwar engine, to a 427 Cobra, a … [Read more...]

Giotto Bizzarrini: The Great Engineer

by Phillip Bingham - He was fired by Enzo Ferrari for his role in a failed ‘Palace Revolt’, fought back by trying to out-do Ferraris on road and track, briefly produced cars under his own name before being swindled into bankruptcy, and ended his … [Read more...]