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From 9 to 11: 1958 Kellison J6 Panther

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The seller says to call him from 9 AM to 11 PM (UTC-4) to talk about this Kellison J6 built over a 1958 Chevrolet Corvette chassis and engine. Actually this Kellison body sould be the one called J6 “Panther” which … Continue reading

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Close to death: 1956 Porsche 356 A T1 Coupé

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This 356 T1 Coupé is a very nice survivor which has been close to death: it survived to a garage fire which has leaved its mark over the body: it could be worse, much worse than that. However, the good … Continue reading

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Time capsule: 1961 Maserati 3500 GT by Touring

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10,900 kms (6,773 miles) is what can be read on the odometer of this survivor Maserati 3500 GT (fed by carburetors) which is said to be parked since 1966. Not bad at all. Now, of course, we can’t say if … Continue reading

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Funny car: 1961 Porsche 356 T5 Hardtop “Sprint”

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This 356 T5 was born as a Karmann Hardtop, so that means that it was basically a Cabriolet with a metal hardtop welded on the body: the actual owner removed it but he didn’t stop here. Indeed he tried to … Continue reading

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Reborn: 1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia TZ Replica by Greppi

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Nowadays it happens more and more often to spot some replicas for sale: as long as the price of the original cars like the TZ are now skyrocketing, the only option for “mortals” is to settle on cars like this … Continue reading

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Sperimentale: 1964 Abarth Monomille

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This Abarth called “Monomille” – the name is for “mono”, that is the single camshaft, and “mille” that is 1,000 c.c. displacement – is said to be an experimental car, and the first owner was Abarth & C. So the … Continue reading

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Dry from Barcelona: 1966 Maserati Sebring

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You can find quite easily a Maserati Sebring for sale but, most of the times, you find wrecks or perfectly restored cars: it’s hard indeed to find cars like this one. This seems just like a perfect survivor car should … Continue reading

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Standing still: 1962 Ferrari v12 “Tipo 128F” engine and gearbox

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This Ferrari v12 engine was removed years ago from a Ferrari 212 but it is actually a later engine. In fact this engine (should) belongs to a 250 GTE. We can’t actually understand if this is a “tipo 128F” engine … Continue reading

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One owner green: 1968 Alfa Romeo 1750 GT Veloce

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I believe that this is for me one of the easiest car to review: first of all because I used to drive a grey one, then because the seller didn’t tell anything about this partcular car. Actually the only thing … Continue reading

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Hidden surprise: 1974 Alfa Romeo Alfetta GTV Turbodelta

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This is (at least should be) one of the few Alfetta GTV Turbodelta made by Alfa Romeo, actually assembled in the Autodelta shop at few kilometers far from the Arese factory. Other than being rare, this is the first street … Continue reading

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