Classic Virus List: #refactor

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“Complicating is easy, simplifying is difficult” (Bruno Munari, designer, artist) After one year from the go-live of classicviruslist.com some improvements were needed and so we made them. From the base user point of view they’re all about increasing the speed and … Continue reading

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Racer but never raced: 1972 Opel GT 1900 “Conrero”

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This Opel 1900 GT is said to have been commissioned by a rich family to Virgilio Conrero, one of the most famous italian tuner of the three decades: from the fifties to the end of the seventies. This particular car, … Continue reading

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Top notch survivor: 1966 Porsche 911

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It rarely happens to spot a fifty years old Porsche 911 in such preserved state and when it happens that’s definitely an event. This is indeed a Georgia garage find that, of course, has been left as found. Other than … Continue reading

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Survival: 1970 Maserati Ghibli 4.7

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This long-owned Maserati Ghibli 4.7 has been in the same family since 1979 but used until 1980 when the previous owner, the second one, parked the car in his garage and never drove it anymore. That’s because the family priorities … Continue reading

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Pine green: 1967 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GT Veloce

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“Straightforward restoraton” are the words used by the seller to tag this car which has been clearly parked in some kind of shed many years ago and never used since. Unfortunately that shed, or barn, where the car was parked … Continue reading

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Euro blue: 1973 Porsche 911 S 2.4 Targa

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If you are looking for a 911S 2.4 there’s plenty of them around: the problem is that, in most cases, their prices are totally unreachable. This car is not cheap as well, but wat far from those price tags. This … Continue reading

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Field find: 1950 Simca 8 Sport Convertible

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Yes indeed these cars once were abandoned everywhere, including fields, just like this one that has still its body only because it’s made of aluminium. The car is sold with a bill of sale only and it’s easy to understand … Continue reading

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Five years later: 1957 Fiat 1100 Tv “Desireé” by Vignale

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We aren’t actually pretty sure that this is the same car published here five years ago, however there are big chances that it is the same vehicle. How many cars like this, with the same color combo, are still around? … Continue reading

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Once was stone: 1960 Porsche 356 B T5 Roadster

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Stone grey was the original color of this 356B T5 Roadster (chassis #87324) that has seen, during its story, many paint layers that overlapped: the last one is the white one. Other than many paint layers, there is also the … Continue reading

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55 years ownership: 1961 Facel Vega HK 500

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One owner since 1963 is generally a great thing for any car, especially if the car is a rare Facel Vega HK 500. This car could even be exactly as it looked in 1963, unfortunately the past owner decided to … Continue reading

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Hen’s teeth: 1948 Fiat 1100 BL Giardiniera by Monviso

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First time we see this car for real, and probably the last time we’ll see one for many years . It’s a very rare “Giardiniera” built by Monviso coachworks on a Fiat 1100 BL chassis. Indeed so far we have … Continue reading

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