My Car Quest

October 22, 2019

The Lamborghini Espada And Islero At The Quail

by Mike - Eleven Espadas and ten Isleros were at The Quail, A Motor Sport Gathering on Friday August 24, 2018 in Carmel, California celebrating the 50th anniversary of each model. This must be the largest gathering of Espadas and Isleros … [Read more...]

The Lamborghini 350GTV Prototype Started It All For Lamborghini GT Cars

by Mike - The Lamborghini 350GTV is the prototype design that led to the 350GT, Lamborghini's first production model. The 350 GTV was introduced at the 1963 Turin Auto Show. The GTV was styled by Franco Scaglione and built by his firm, … [Read more...]

Here Are Photos You Don’t See Everyday

by Mike - I was searching through my photo archives and came across these photos which are all a little unusual. I hope you like them. Valentino Balboni and the Iso Rivolta Prototype This special Iso, the only surviving Iso Rivolta GT … [Read more...]

Rolling Sculpture – The Keno Brothers Classic Car Auction

by Mike - Yesterday the Keno Brothers held their first Fine Automobile Auction, Rolling Sculpture, in New York. I watched almost all of the auction on the Internet. There were bidders in the room, on the phone and on the Internet. Valentino … [Read more...]

Don’t Try This At Home

by Mike - Julian Wolfendale sent in this interesting video and Julius Horvath Jr. from Slovakia sent in the interesting photo below. I met Julius Horvath Jr. in person at Concorso Italiano this past August in Monterey. Two … [Read more...]

Valentino Balboni And The Silver Bizzarrini GT 5300

by Mike - Valentino Balboni was the test driver for Lamborghini for 40 years until 2008. He was given this job by the company founder Ferruccio Lamborghini. Mr. Balboni was at Concorso Italiano in Monterey on August 19, 2011, and I was … [Read more...]