My Car Quest

January 17, 2022

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...]

Lamborghini Faena Coupé By Frua

by Mike Gulett- The Lamborghini Faena one-off concept by Pietro Frua was the only four-door Lamborghini in 1978. It looks a little like an Espada because it is based on a Series 2 Espada which Frua stretched 7 inches to a total length of 18 … [Read more...]

The Kindness of Strangers

by Mike Gulett - Those of us who drive old cars that have carburetors and no computers occasionally must depend on the kindness of strangers when we break down for some unanticipated reason. This has happened to me a few times with the most … [Read more...]

Lamborghini Espada Values

by Mike Gulett - Why is the Lamborghini Espada valued so much less than the Lamborghini Islero? They both use the same chassis design, the same engine and transmission, were made at the same time and introduced together at the 1968 Geneva Auto … [Read more...]

The Nature of Beauty and Style

by Mike Gulett - There are some classic cars that have universal, or near universal, appeal. Almost all of us love the Lamborghini Miura, the Mercedes 300SL, the Ferrari 275 GTB, the Aston Martin DB4 GT Zagato and the Iso Grifo. But what about … [Read more...]

The Lamborghini Espada Dashboard

by Mike Gulett - In the ten year run of the Lamborghini Espada and three different series producing a total of 1,217 cars there were relatively few design styling changes, which is surprising considering how other car companies change car styles … [Read more...]