*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*?
All new. All easy. All free. Classic Virus List: classicviruslist.com is our new trick, the result of dozens of working weekends and hundreds of overtime work hours (after our “regular” work and the enrichment of this blog) of one girl and two guys during this 2016. What we have done is trying to summarize our… Read More Introducing Classic Virus List
Well, this blog is focused mainly on classic cars and that’s clear for everyone. However, what drives the passion for the four wheeled machines doesn’t change: no matter if a car still is built with metal and fed by carburetors or built with carbon fiber and pushed by a four-turbo engine, some things never change.… Read More True spirit: The EB110 story
One of the most beautiful things that can happen to someone who has just bought a classic car is to discover that its past holds a surprise. This is what happened to Filippo Berselli, a former senator of the Italian Republic who, months ago, bought a 1958 Triumph TR3. Berselli had in fact occurred on the car’s manual… Read More Discovering “La Dolce Vita”
December 31, 2015 – 28 months later In the last update of this article I wrote that “the car is almost ready”: indeed that “almost” was heavier than I could ever thought. Actually I’m not surprised at all about the follow up activities of a restoration job, but this is a complex car, more complex than… Read More A restoration tale: 1967 Maserati Ghibli 4.7 Coupé (update #15 – December 31)
We think to know a good amount of data on classic cars but, of course, that’s way far from knowing everything. So, it jumps up that this cars had not only a Veloce engine, but it was actually a true Veloce. Our friend Frans has recognized it on the post published here: “Two weeks ago… Read More Mission accomplished: The Giulietta Spider (Veloce) has gone
The end of the year is often the time for analisys, so here it is a brief description of what happened so far. The top ten cars viewed are, in descending order, shown below: Seller submission: 1959 Peugeot 403 Cabriolet Grand Luxe by Pininfarina Fast ‘n’ Loud: 1974 De Tomaso Pantera GT Tired lady: 1964… Read More Goodbye 2014
These are the first words told by Murray Fowler, an 81 years old man who owned his 1970 BMW 2800 CS since 1972 and drove it for more than 400,000 miles. It’s an “official” BMW video, very short, very focused, very well cut. It’s not new but I saw it only few months ago for… Read More Should I give you a life story or a car story?
Surfing YT I found this beautiful video by Locals Magazine about Luciano Rupolo, an italian tasteful and long-time collector who, no less, fourty years ago discovered, and then restored, the 4th Porsche ever built (Gmund #004) abandoned in the courtyard of a workshop in Vittorio Veneto: back then, for most people, that car was just of pile… Read More Porsche, Ferrari, Bizzarrini and other fundamental steps in life
My friend (and reader) Seth was looking for an “obscure” Italian coupé and this (although it’s Ford Taunus based) is the car he has chosen. This car has been featured here some weeks ago. Seth is not a “garage collector” but a driver: he will drive this car accross eastern Europe with his family during… Read More Mission accomplished: The red OSI goes to NY