Category Archives: French

Florida bronze: 1960 Peugeot 403 Cabriolet by Pininfarina

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The Peugeot 403 are rare in the USA: the Cabriolet version, produced in a total not exceeding 2,500 secimens, is basically nowhere to be found. This very elegant two-door and four-seat convertible designed by Pininfarina was the top of the … Continue reading

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One family car: 1951 Simca 8 Sport Cabriolet

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This car, never restored from the moment it left the dealer, makes us understand some things that are often ignored. Do you know when, in some advertisements, classic cars of 50 or 60 years old are presented in fantastic conditions … Continue reading

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Black over red: 1968 Simca 1200S Coupé by Bertone

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It has been a while since we have found a Simca 1200S for sale. Not just any 1200S but one that has an affordable price. In addition to having an affordable price, the car must also be in good condition … Continue reading

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French bronze: 1966 Alpine A108

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Not long ago we published a yellow A108, in conditions that looked beautiful. Today we have another one, but in much less seductive conditions than the first. It is in effect a car to be restored in its entirety, however … Continue reading

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Two for one: 1937 Lancia Belna F-234

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The Belna is nothing but the French declination of the Lancia Augusta: obviously it wasn’t just the name, there were also differences due to a very specific reason. At the time, in fact, France imposed a duty of 85% of … Continue reading

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Renault inside: 1967 Sovam 1100 VS

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You may like it or not, but if we didn’t publish special cars like this one, we certainly wouldn’t be doing our job (in real life it’s certainly not a job). Or, maybe, that’s just because we used to be … Continue reading

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Yellow plastic: 1968 Alpine A-108

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Occasionally we find these small coupes with fiberglass bodywork for sale, produced in Brazil by Willys under a Renault license. As is evident, we consider this car very attractive, even if small and not very fast. In fact this model … Continue reading

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Vert parisien: 1960 Peugeot 403 Cabriolet by Pininfarina

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In reality we did not understand very well from these photos the exact color of the car: it would seem a cross between green and blue, often called “oil green”. However it is called, the substance is that it is a … Continue reading

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Partially buried: 1951 Simca 8 Sport Coupé by Facel

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Let’s face it, for all classic car enthusiasts, seeing a car parked in a garage and partially buried by unusual household items is now a cliché. However the fact that it is a cliché does not diminish its charm, as … Continue reading

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Form & Function: 1939 Citroén TUB

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We know the vans built by Citroen after the Second World War, but we had never seen one built before. A van – we have to say – far ahead for the time both for the shapes and for the … Continue reading

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