Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1973
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Black
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Techno Classica Essen
Essen
Germany
Saturday 10 April 2010
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: GL320403U
Chassis #403 was completed on 9th April 1973 and was part of ISO´s last consignment to the USA and sold to Los Angeles, California.
The car was photographed in 1983 by Winston Goodfellow the Author of the “ISO Bible” ‘The Men And The Machines’ and Grifo #403 was described by Goodfellow as the best he had seen, and showed only 13,445 miles on the speedometer after its nine years in California.
After a short spell with its second owner Grifo #403 was offered for sale in the ‘Sports Car Graphic’ magazine in November 1987 and was described as being in concours condition. The car changed hands in 1988 for $49,000 to its third careful owner; a very high price for an ISO Grifo at the time. At the point of Title transfer the speedometer showed that the car had only covered 17,018 miles. The buyer was so happ