Minimal art: 1957 Ashley 750 Sport MKI

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If we should give a physical representation of the “Minimal art” concept, it would be this car. It’s an Ashley Sport 750 with a fiberglass body which clearly winks at period italian race barchetta’s.

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This car is the quintessence of the word “simple”: one engine, one chassis, two seats and four wheels: it’s even hard to spot a wire. The seller says that this car is eaily restorable: actually we see few things which need to be restored.

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The chassis looks nearly perfect and the 750c.c. four banger engine looks very clean. What it’s clear is that you can’t trust the brakes as they look a little larger than a bottle cap, but with so much simplicity you don’t need to be an engineer to fix many things by yourself. Find it for sale at €27,000 (today $37,500) here in Cesena, Italy.

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