Nude look: 1967 Maserati Ghibli Coupé

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This is the typical former car which is mostly used as parts car by a Ghibli owner: of course it could be entirely rebuilt but in that case it’s up to the new owner to decide if the outcome is worthy of such … Continue reading

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The new Porsche: 1959 Karmann Ghia “lowlights”

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We are pretty sure that the Karmann Ghia, particularly the early series, has been rated by the market as the new Porsche 356. Indeed we’ve seen the quotations of these cars to increase substantially over the years: now a (almost) … Continue reading

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One third of Ferrari: 1965 Asa 1000 GT Coupé

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The Asa 1000 is known by Italian cars nuts as “The Little Ferrari” and the reason is simple: the engine is basically one half of a 3000 cc. V12 Ferrari engine less a couple of cylinders. Indeed Ferrari, one of … Continue reading

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Paint everywhere: 1965 Fiat 1500 GT Coupé by Ghia

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That’s the first time we see a 1500 Ghia painted in this dark red shade: not sure if it’s the original color but it fits this body very well. It’s a project car for sale by one of our favorite … Continue reading

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Chasing the sun: 1959 Simca Aronde Sport Océane by Facel

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This was the cabriolet version of the latest Simca Aronde model, produced from 1957 to 1962. Bizzarrelly this car was not called “Plein Ciel” (open sky) like its coupé sister. Alle these cars were assembled by Facel Metallon: this complicated assembly process made … Continue reading

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Indiana Pink: 1959 Lancia Flaminia 2500 Coupé by Pininfarina

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First time ever we see pink Lancia: we believed so far that only Cadillac’s could benefit from such treatment. The seller says the he have acquired this car from a long term ownership in Indiana and that the car still … Continue reading

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Tiny with character: 1957 Fiat 500B “Barchetta”

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We doubt this car was built in 1957: indeed the plate is from that year but very probably this car was built not later than 5/7 years after the end of WWII. As many other similar cars, this one is … Continue reading

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Attitude for elegance: 1951 Simca Sport 8 by Facel

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Yes, this aluminium-bodied coupé was built in France by Facel Metallon but the design was made by Pininfarina, who also built Fiat’s and Ferrari’s with a very similar body. And, as the seller too says, back then this car was more … Continue reading

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No crash: 1969 Maserati Indy 4900

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The 4.9L version of the Indy breed is the most rare, so these cars fetch much more money then their 4.7 and 4.2 sisters but still, so far, a full restoration is very, maybe too, expensive. What’s not clear is … Continue reading

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Family racer: 1954 Fiat 1100-103 TV

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The 1100 TV could be, among many more valuable cars, one of the symbols of post war Mille Miglia. Indeed many of these cars joined successfully the famous race and they arrived often well in their class: it’s a reliable … Continue reading

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