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A star is reborn

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Andrew Frankel | Ti co-founder


1 April 2022

There is probably no sport more littered with the corpses of what might have been than motor racing. In this world of what if, ruled by the unholy triumvirate of coulda, woulda and shoulda, anyone could have won anything if only they’d had the car, the teammate, the weather, the tyres. The talent.

But in the history of our sport, there can be few cars where the gap between its potential and actual achievements is so vast as the Bizzarrini 5300 GT, also known as the Iso Grifo A3/C for reasons we will get to. Indeed if you laid out its raw materials and had a quick squint at the CV of the man who created it, one word would leap instantly into your head: winner.

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