Renzo and Piero Rivolta’s stunning Corvette-powered Iso Grifo was a game-changer, bringing engine reliability to the Italian GT wars. ISO GRIFO: CORVETTE POWER; ITALIAN SUIT! It’s a Corvette with an Italian accent, blogs Bruce Troxell. In the late-1960s, I had a torrid love affair with a red, hot and sensuous Italian. Her name was Iso Grifo and she was born into the Rivolta family in 1967 in Milano. Handcrafted and steel-bodied, the Grifo delivered Corvette performance along with Europe...Read More
CELEBRATE 2021: ISO RIVOLTA GTZ
Andrea Zagato has patterned his life after Eleanor Roosevelt’s famous quote, “The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams.” CELEBRATE 2021: ISO RIVOLTA GTZ. The ISO Rivolta GTZ represents Zagato’s tribute to the ISO brand, which in the 1960s and 1970s carved out a prominent place in automotive history with its GT cars: Rivolta GT, Grifo, photo below, Lele and Fidia. Energy, Heritage, Prestige and Passion are the core values that Zagato communicates through the neoclas...Read More
OPEN HOUSE: TREASURED MOTORCAR SERVICES LTD!
Mike & Maureen Matune take us on a tour of a shop that does it all. This Rat-Rod checked all the boxes with Ford “Y-Block” power with three deuces, “Z’d” frame and a well thought out combination of seemingly unrelated parts with the right fit & finishes. Rod has a removable roof panel and side windows held in by Dzus fasteners. Amelia Island friends Barb & Allison Griffiths invited us to attend the Spring Open House at their shop, Treasured Motorcar Services LTD (TMS) in Reis...Read More
WORLD’S GREATEST SPORTS COUPES: PETERSEN MUSEUM!
Jaguar celebrates the launch of the new F-TYPE Coupe at the Petersen Museum, bringing in 12 celebrity curators and their picks for World’s Greatest Sports Coupes honors. Sports coupes, with sensuous designs and inspiring capability, generate excitement everywhere they are seen. For its newest exhibit, The World’s Greatest Sports Coupes, the Petersen Automotive Museum invited twelve celebrities - ranging from rock & roll legends, critically acclaimed film directors, actors and world re...Read More