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Father to son: 1953 Lancia Aurelia B10

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This car, with an elegant but very sober appearance, has two great fathers: Vittorio Jano and Francesco De Virgilio. Many of you know the first of the two, known for having designed the legendary Alfa Romeo P2 and P3 for … Continue reading

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Half job: 1958 Alfa Romeo 2000 Spider by Touring

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This is an Alfa 2000 Spider built by Touring, as we have already seen many others, but this specimen is very old. What we mean is that this is one of the very first specimens that came out of the … Continue reading

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Vintage dust: 1960 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster

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“The Cobra in the Barn: Great Stories of Automotive Archeology” was a book published in 2005 by Tom Cotter, which met with moderate success among classic car enthusiasts: it would certainly have included this 300SL if it had been resurrected … Continue reading

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Feeling blue: 1966 Porsche 911

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It is black and is quite healthy, it has only the slight flaw of not being painted in its original color which, at least for us, is very beautiful. It is in fact the code # 6808 known as “Aga … Continue reading

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Seller submission: 1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Spider Veloce

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March 9 update Following the request of Roberto, the owner and seller of this beautiful Veloce, we add more photos of the car and we also report the text in Italian: “Alfa Romeo GIULIA SPIDER VELOCE (1600), costruita Aprile 1965, … Continue reading

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Rare goods: 1956 Fiat 1100-103 TV by Vignale

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The great diversity of special cars built in the 1950s in Italy, using Fiat 1100 chassis and engines, is well represented by this small berlinetta. Here too we have a chassis derived from the Fiat 1100-103 TV and also its … Continue reading

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HIR 993: 1962 Maserati 3500 GTi by Touring

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When, in the world of classic cars, it is said “it is original only once”, it is not just the fact that it left the factory and is no longer modified. That saying also means that, as people get to … Continue reading

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Euro specs: 1972 De Tomaso Pantera GTS

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Many of the De Tomaso Pantera that you find for sale are the base model which in the USA was called “L”, then there is also the GTS model like this one, much rarer and much more expensive than the … Continue reading

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Former blue: 1963 Lancia Flaminia GT 2.5 3C by Touring

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When it came out of the body shop on the outskirts of Milan, this Flaminia built by Touring had the typical colors for this model: Lancia blue on the outside and parchment-colored leather on the inside. Now both colors are … Continue reading

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Stored 50 years: 1960 Fiat 1500S Spider

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It is italian, It has a soft top, it was built in the early 60s, it has a twin overhead cam engine, but it is not a Giulietta Spider. Actually it is what should have been a competitor of the … Continue reading

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