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
24th ANNUAL: GREENWICH CONCOURS D’ELEGANCE!
Iconic vehicles that embrace style, function and beauty will cover the lush green lawn of Roger Sherman Baldwin Park overlooking the Greenwich, CT harbor this weekend, June 1-2. The 24th ANNUAL GREENWICH CONCOURS D'ELEGANCE will honor the centennial of Zagato, with displays of more than 25 significant cars bodied by the legendry Italian atelier, including Lawrence Auriana's ‘63 Alfa Romeo Giulia TZ, above. Andrea Zagato, grandson of Zagato founder Ugo, and his wife Marella Rivolta-Zagato, a me...Read More