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Hofmeister kink: 1963 BMW 3200 CS by Bertone

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This is one of the rarest BMWs ever made: it is a 3200 CS produced in just over 600 examples of which few survive today. The reason for the poor commercial success of this car was certainly not due to … Continue reading

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Number one: 1975 De Tomaso Pantera GTS

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I know what you are thinking: why change a Pantera GTS in this way? Well, this car is the first GTS built and has been modified by De Tomaso factory itself. Obviously we are reporting what the seller writes: this … Continue reading

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Orange Crush: 1968 Alfa Romeo A12

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Of course we are not talking about the famous orange juice drink sold in the USA until the late 70s, but an A12 truck painted in the same color as that drink. It is also the first time that we … Continue reading

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Half done: 1959 Alfa Romeo 2000 Spider by Touring

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Maybe not halfway, but we can still say that a good part of the work was done on this 2000 Spider. In fact, the work on the body, which alone makes up almost half of the cost of restoring a … Continue reading

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Late six: 1967 Maserati Mistral 4.0

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This Maserati Mistral is one of the last produced, so it is equipped with the big 4.0 L engine, win plug, six cylinders in line of which, in case you do not do it, we advise you to listen to … Continue reading

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Early body: 1955 Porsche 356 Speedster

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The problem with a fully restored classic car, especially if with very high standards, is the fear of driving it to avoid ruining it: with this 1955 Speedster this problem does not exist. In fact, although apparently seeming (or at … Continue reading

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Still with stickers: 1962 Alfa Romeo Giulia Spider

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This Giulia Spider has had only one owner, 40.193 original miles, and the paint is the original layer, the seller says. In fact it seems that this car has been parked since the late 60s because of a hit at … Continue reading

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Palm Springs award: 1950 Simca 8 Sport Coupe by Facel

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And here’s another Simca 8 Sport to be restored: this in particular has a peculiar history as it received an award at the 1951 Palm Spring Concours. We can deduce that it is a car destinated from birth to the … Continue reading

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More than rare: 1960 Fiat 600 Capri by Caprera

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It is not the first time that we find one of these very rare cars for sale: to be precise it is the second time, but the car published a few months ago was slightly different from this one. The … Continue reading

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Larkspur barn find: 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible

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The world of classic cars, at least for what concerns us, is not just about cars produced in Europe but also iconic cars like this one, produced in the USA. As many (but not all) will know, this is a … Continue reading

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