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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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Indivisible: 1967 Ferves Ranger + 1971 Lawil Varzina S3

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Also this week there is an odd couple: this time it’s not about two coachbuilt cars, built by an almost unknown coachbuilder, but it’s about two all-terrain microcars. We are talking about a Ferves Ranger (the larger of the two) … Continue reading

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Fuoriserie: 1957 Fiat 600 Rendez Vous by Vignale

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  “Fuoriserie” in Italian means all the cars not mass-produced, and was a term used very much from the beginning of the century until the 60s, when the era of coachbuilders began to set. The particular thing was that the … Continue reading

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20 footer: 1963 Alfa Romeo Giulia Spider

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Rare barnfinds, spectacular restoration, perfectly preserved cars: these are the categories that most attract collectors or classic car enthusiasts; however, reality is also made up of other categories. In fact, between the extremes there is a reality in the middle … Continue reading

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13,850 miles: 1984 Porsche 944

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Ok, we know that the 944 is not “the Porsche” by definition, yet the fact remains that it is a snappy, well built, enjoyable car with superb handling. And all that said takes on even more value if the car … Continue reading

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Amusement ride: 1960 Autopia

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Well, this is not a car in the sense that we all generally mean, but we know very well that true classic car enthusiasts are first and foremost romantics who like objects like this. This micro car comes indeed from … Continue reading

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The odd couple: 1948 Fiat 500 A Berlinetta – 1947 Fiat 500 B Barchetta by Maestri

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These two very special cars have been an inseparable couple for many years, and not just because they were built by the same coachbuilder. The coachbuilder we are talking about is Enrico Maestri, owner of a small workshop in Piacenza, … Continue reading

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Big six: 1964 Lancia Flaminia 2.8 Convertibile by Touring

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This Flaminia Convertibile (chassis # 826.134.1098) has a 2.8 liter matching numbers engine with three carburetors: this means that it is one of the 180 built with this configuration and, consequently, the most sought after Lancia Cabriolet after the Aurelia. … Continue reading

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Death Valley cat: 1954 Jaguar D-Type replica

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In the middle of Death Valley we would have expected everything but certainly not a Jaguar D-Type, even if it is a replica. A beautiful replica we must add, in the sense that even though it does not seem reproduced … Continue reading

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