Taking a car trip like the one described below would make you heroes nowadays. Doing it 70 years ago, alone, without satellite phone, gps, air conditioning, asphalted roads driving a Fiat 1100, seems an almost superhuman feat just for having thought of it. The author of this driving company around the world was Franco Nacci,… Read More 1 Man, 1 Car, 22 Months, 38 Countries, 45,000 Miles: Franco Nacci
90% of the findings are called “barn find” improperly; in fact, the existence of cars is often known even if they are kept segregated in some garages or barns, but for this Giulietta SZ the story is different. Foreword: we don’t know if this car is currently for sale; the car went to the judicial… Read More Sleeping Beauty: 1962 Alfa Romeo Giulietta SZ
Age brings with it wisdom, it is used to say, and in this case wisdom is love for vintage cars. The wise man who deals with this short film has found this model of Ghia 1500 GT on sale, bought it and restored it, and in the meantime discovered that the first owner was Tonino… Read More What are these pipes for on the ground?
We all know that the world of classic cars (and more generally, the world of cars) is a man’s world, however, as this interview shows, all the rules have their exceptions and that’s what Lucia Di Lorenzo talks about. Lucia is the only child of an italian passionate collector passed away when she was young,… Read More The Lady of the Trident
“I’ve found the Zero” shouted Count Felice di Tocco to his wife, when he found a Fiat Zero abandoned in the middle of a field. Of course that Zero is still in his collection and there will be for many years to come. This italian grandpa from Florence, is a very early collector: he collected… Read More “I’ve found the Zero”
Never stop, right? Then we have added a new feature to our portal. Basically, what often happens is that, as a classic car nut, after some time you are not satisfied anymore of your car and you want to sell it to buy a different animal. Of course you have two options: sell it (the obvious… Read More Classic Virus List: #exchangeit
Retirement? What’s that? Ezio Feliciani, 85 years old of passion for Lancia talks about its life and work experience and chats about how is being a true passionate and about the cars he worked on which, more than machines, are considered like daughters. He opened his first shop in Rome 57 years ago and never… Read More Lancia forever: Ezio Feliciani
We’ve seen a lot of things in the classic cars world but, as often happens, we still missed something. In this case that’s about this unique Crosley “truck” built for Pinto Air Freight. The best part of the story is that, many years later, the son of Pinto Air Freight founder, Frank, found it in… Read More A family affair: 1950 Crosley 18 wheeler
Once I talked with an old classic cars restorer who mostly worked on Alfa and Porsche, he told me “I’ve worked only once on a Grifo, but I remember it as the best car I’ve ever worked on”. Whoever is interested in the small production GT Car built in Italy in the golden era – … Read More The ISO Rivolta Chronicles
*Veritas (latin) = “Truth”. Mr. Magnus from Sweden was inspired by this Veritas for sale two years ago, to tell us the story of his father and his Veritas back in the fifties (see photo above). What’s puzzling is that the car had different characteristics from any other Veritas known, like it was a kind of… Read More What’s the Veritas*?