My Car Quest

April 16, 2021

My Evolution – The Nature Of Classic Car Beauty And Style

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

The Lamborghini Espada And Islero At The Quail – 2018

The big event on Friday of Monterey Car Week is The Quail, A Motor Sport Gathering. It is an expensive event with limited tickets available. However, with a ticket all the food and wine you want is included in addition to the really cool … [Read more...]

The Jaguar Pirana by Bertone Is Up For Auction In Monterey

by Mike Gulett - This unique concept car is a blend of Italian styling (Bertone) with British chassis and power (Jaguar) and is up for auction in Monterey in August 2019 by RM Sotheby's. 1967 Jaguar Pirana by Bertone The Bertone … [Read more...]

The Iso Lele – The Last Iso GT

This year is the 50th anniversary of the introduction of the Iso Lele - the last car designed by Iso. A version of this article was first published in September 2015. by Mike - The Iso Lele was the replacement for the aging Rivolta GT … [Read more...]

The Italian Mustang – The Qvale Mangusta

Some great names involved but the product was drek… by Wallace Wyss - It seemed like old times. Here you had Kjell Qvale, a successful car dealer in San Francisco, and here he had Alejandro de Tomaso, a successful car builder in Italy. A … [Read more...]

The NACA Duct Air Scoop

by Mike - Previously in Hood Scoops – Car Art With A Purpose and Iso Grifo Hood Scoop – The Most Unusual Ever I wrote about different types of hood scoops. This post is about the NACA duct air scoop, which is a low-drag air scoop of a … [Read more...]