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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Uncommon sight: 1977 Datsun 240 Z

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Maybe this is a car which can be easily seen in the U.S. or Japan but it’s quite rare to spot one in Italy,a country where, of course, a japanese sports car had few “space” among the local sports cars. … Continue reading

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Still running: 1955 Porsche 356 Speedster

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This matching numbers Speedster (chassis #81007) is said to be mostly original as it is a former New Mexico car, so being very dry. Also, it has been repainted only once in the 90’s. The seller, however, says that the transmission … Continue reading

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Two tone GT: 1968 Maserati Ghibli

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During the last three decades many of these beautiful Italian GT have been used like some kind of canvas where the owner could unleash their “creativity” as these cars were not as valuable as they are now. In this particular … Continue reading

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Intimidator: 1965 TVR Griffith

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I always wondered how driving this car could be: a squat look, a light bod, a short wheel base, a steering wheel, a manual gearbox and a mighty Ford 289 c.i. under the lid, producing almost 300 hp and plenty … Continue reading

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Blue patina: 1960 Peugeot 403 Cabriolet by Pininfarina

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We really believe that no other blog ever has seen so many Peugeot 403 published like this. However, we really thing that this car is beautiful and it’s always worth some rows, at least to remember that another car like … Continue reading

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Red, small, open: 1949 Siata Amica by Bertone

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The “Amica”, a little cabrio built by Bertone coachworks, was built in two series: one based on the Fiat 500B chassis; the other, like this car here, on the Fiat 500C. As many cars of that era, this was the tentative … Continue reading

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Misunderstood: 1976 Lamborghini Jarama S

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When eng. Stanzani, back then chief engineer at Lamborghini, was asked to talk about the Jarama, he said “I made a car according to my taste: that was a mistake”. Now you can like this car or not but, for … Continue reading

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More photos to come: 1961 Lancia Flaminia Coupé GT by Touring

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Actually we were quite puzzled when we saw just six photos of a car which, lately, has been revalued as a masterpiece of italian engineering of the sixties. But more than that, this is a car which needs a complete restoration, … Continue reading

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A little one: 1961 Cisitalia 750 GT “racer”

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Many of these Cisitalias can be found in Argentina where Carlo Dusio, son of Piero, founder of the firm, kept on building cars following his passion. And lile most of the cars built by the famous factory were based on Fiat chassis, … Continue reading

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Sleeping etceterini: 1946 Fiat “barchetta”

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The seller of this car say that it was built by a known coachbuilder and that he has some kind of certificate by the builder himself about the originality of this car: we would so much know who is it. What … Continue reading

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