Coys Auction - Techno Classica Essen
Hall 3, Stand 1.02
Saturday 4th April 2009
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Tel: +49 (0) 201 5233 1011/1012 Fax: +49 (0) 201 5233 1251
2nd April from 10.00 - 18.00
3rd April from 10.00 - 19.00
4th April from 09.00 until start of sale
Collectors Auction at 14.00
Motorcars Auction 15.30
The Grifo was a beautifully styled coupe designed by Giugiaro, Bertone’s chief stylist, powered by Chevrolet’s 365bhp 5.3 litre engine and capable of no less than 160mph, making it more than a match for most Ferraris.
This superb Iso Grifo was first registered in Munich/Germany in 1968. The old KFZ - Brief, which is available, shows 5 owners until 1973, when the car was safely stored, awaiting the restoration it deserved. In 1983 the restoration was finally entrusted to Iso and Bizzarini specialist DIOMANTE AUTOCONSTRUZIONI, who needs no further introduction to connoisseurs of the marque. Diomante undertook a comprehensive restorat