My Car Quest

March 2, 2024

Bizzarrini GT 5300, Ferrari 250 GTO, Piero Drogo and Ulf Norinder

by Mike - Bizzarrini cars are featured as a class at the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance coming up this August and I thought another story about how the Bizzarrini GT 5300 is intimately connected to the Ferrari 250 GTO would be in order. Both … [Read more...]

The Small Scale Miura – The Neri & Bonacini Nembo GT

Written and translated from Italian by Giacomo Arosio 1966 was a very important year in the italian sports car scene. The new Lamborghini Miura represented a true revolution and it shook up the technical principles of the time. The engine was … [Read more...]

Giotto Bizzarrini – A Body Designer? – Oh Yes – Continued

by Mike - The passage of time leads to incomplete memories, sometimes controversy, almost always unanswered questions and often unanswerable questions. After reading my recent article, Giotto Bizzarrini – A Body Designer? – Oh Yes, Chris … [Read more...]

Giotto Bizzarrini – A Body Designer? – Oh Yes

by Mike - If one is a race car design engineer doesn’t it make sense that this would require a good knowledge of aerodynamics (including the body styling) in addition to car weight reduction, weight balance, suspension design, brakes, tires and … [Read more...]

Giotto Bizzarrini – A Body Designer? – A Preview

by Mike - When most people think of Giotto Bizzarrini and the race cars he created, or helped create, they probably think that the body design was done by others like Piero Drogo, Giorgetto Giugiaro or Sergio Scaglietti. It makes sense to me … [Read more...]