My Car Quest

May 9, 2021

A Beautiful Alfa Romeo 1900 SS

by Mike Gulett - I went to the Hillsborough Concours d'Elegance in July 2014 and was struck by the beauty, style and elegance of this Alfa Romeo 1900 SS. 1952 Alfa Romeo 1900 SS by Pinin Farina Introduced at the 1950 Salon de … [Read more...]

Pinin Farina’s Missing Cadillacs

General Motors was having a love affair with Italy in the '50s. These are the love childs...but some were lost in the wilderness... by Wallace Wyss - On occasion you find a one-off special named after the person who is buying it, or maybe … [Read more...]

Missing, Presumed Junked: Two Italian Cadillacs

by Wallace Wyss - When a Cadillac designed by Pinin Farina (before they were one name) came up at auction, Bonhams said it was one of four Italian Cadillac based styling exercises built by Pinin Farina between 1958 and 1961, but this author … [Read more...]

The 1947 Cisitalia 202 – A Design Masterpiece

by Mike - "Cisitalia" comes from "Compagnia Industriale Sportiva Italia", an Italian business started in 1946 by the wealthy business man and sportsman Piero Dusio. Dusio was also an amateur race car driver. The 1947 Cisitalia 202 was a … [Read more...]

Still Missing: The Pininfarina Cadillac Skylight Twins

by Wallace Wyss Cadillacs bodied in Italy in the Fifties? O.K. everyone knows there’s a two seater Cadillac by Pinin Farina (the company name was spelled as two words before 1959). One was driving around Beverly Hills in 1954, owned by a record … [Read more...]

The Beginning Of Modern Car Styling – The 1947 Cisitalia 202

by Mike - "Cisitalia" comes from "Compagnia Industriale Sportiva Italia", an Italian business started in 1946 by the wealthy business man and sportsman Piero Dusio. Dusio was also an amateur race car driver. The 1947 Cisitalia 202 was a … [Read more...]