Classic suggestions: A buyer’s guide

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What has been written here is not meant to be some sort of “bible” to follow when you’re going to buy a classic car. I just tried to put down in words and share my experience (read it as: my mistakes) … Continue reading

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The Mexican: 1958 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint

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As long as we can remember after 850 articles, this is the second Alfa coming from Mexico and residing in California: the first one was a Giulietta Spider while this is (chassis AR 1493.07413) a Sprint “Interim”: indeed it still … Continue reading

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Mistery Car: Find the name

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Update, same day: As Alejandro correctly says, this is an Autocars Sabra Sport Spider. Thanks Alejandro. This time not only we didn’t ever know this car existed, but even now we can’t understand what car is it. The only clear … Continue reading

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Do your homework: 1964 Alfa Romeo Giulia Spider Veloce

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The seller of this Giulia Spider Veloce (chassis #AR*390252) says that this car still needs a lot of work so it’s important that everyone does his homework before bidding. Apparently this car has what it takes to be an eBay hit: … Continue reading

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A different reading: 1956 Siata 600 by Vignale

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Here it is another car we ignored the existence of so far: it’s an interpretation of the Fiat 600 made by one of the most renowned coachbuilders of the last century, Alfredo Vignale. The seller says that’s a very rare … Continue reading

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Primed and swapped: 1966 Maserati Mistral Coupé

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This car shares the same destiny which affected a lot of Italian cars in the U.S: a broken engine often implied a swap with a Ford/Chevy V8. That’s even more odd for a car originally equipped with a magnificent DOHC, … Continue reading

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Hen’s tooth: 1952 Simca 9 Sport by Facel

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The aluminium family of the Simca made during the early fifties is quite scarce but, among all those, the Simca 9 is the rarest as it was build just for little more than one year, from 1952 to 1953. Like … Continue reading

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Three under the hood: 1964 Lancia Flaminia Gt Coupé by Touring

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This former beauty actually needs a complete treatment in a wellness center, including some plastic surgery interventions: both will not be cheap but we’re pretty sure about how good the result will be. In the past we’ve published cars like … Continue reading

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Bonneville heritage: 1948 Tank Belly Racer

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Machines like this one are not much popular in Europe nor among the young classic cars enthusiasts but they’re actually a very important chapter of the american post war automotive history. Long story short: after the WWII a lot of … Continue reading

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Gold digger: 1960 Devin D

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Bill Devin was actually a car nut and, like many others dreamers of his era he wanted to build the sports car of his dreams: he did it and so he leaved his mark in the automotive history. Of course … Continue reading

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Call Bob: A car collection for sale

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Sometimes it happens that, for whatever reason, someone (or another one on his behalf) decides to make room in its garage. This time it happens in Oregon. The first car is a 1959 Giulietta Spider 750 which is said to … Continue reading

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