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Pink slip: 1951 Jaguar XK 120 O.T.S.

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This Jaguar XK 120 Open Two Seater is buried under a pile of unused home stuff and, at a glance, it doesn’t look well as is, however the seller says that it has no rust. Other than that, the seller … Continue reading

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Super patina: 1962 Lancia Flaminia Coupé by Pininfarina

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When we think at a classic car with patina, we think at a car like this one: that’s not a wreck covered with dust but a one owner car which has always been driven. Of course we’ve no proof that … Continue reading

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Cheaper is harder/4: 1958 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider

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Most of you know well that, other than the Veloce model, also the normal 750 series built before 1960 have become very sought these days: this one is a 750D and it’s cheap. So cheap that this will go very … Continue reading

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Great Body, Good Runner: 1973 Volvo P1800 ES

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The seller of this great example of Northern Europe design says that this car has a great body and, at the same time, it’s a good runner. To proof what he says , the seller has also made a video … Continue reading

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Born grey: 1961 Lancia Flaminia Coupé GT by Touring

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There is one photo only of this Flaminia Coupé built by Touring coachworks: the faded red paint will of course mislead the reader but the seller says that this car was born painted in gray mated to red leather interiors. … Continue reading

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Palm Green: 1953 Porsche 356

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These early Porsche 356 (a.k.a. Pre-A, although that was never used by Porsche to name its early cars) have always been sought but, especially in the last years, these fetch top dollars. This particular car, originally painted in Palm Green, … Continue reading

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Offroad racer: 1956 Abarth 750 GT by Zagato

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There is a long story behind this former Abarth 750 GT Zagato which has been heavily transformed during the past years into an offroad racer. Basically the past owner of this car owned a couple of Ferrari Testarossa (we suppose … Continue reading

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Everything matches: 1958 Porsche 356A

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What we have here is a 356A which belonged to the same owner for 45 years and it is said to be completely original with the exception of the paint which has been re-sprayed in the original Ivory shade 20 … Continue reading

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Back to life: 1964 Sunbeam Tiger

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This Sunbeam Tiger is, for the uninitiated, a little british roadster pushed by an american V8: basically what you see is not what you hear. The seller says that this is a true survivor as it has been stored since … Continue reading

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Yellow find: 1964 jaguar E-Type 3.8 O.T.S.

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This first series E-Type with its original Primerose Yellow paint is said to be a California barn find stored since 1979, with one owner only and 53k original miles on the back. Other than being original it has also the … Continue reading

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