Tag Archives: 1951

Special wagon: 1951 Fiat 1100 E wagon by Monterosa

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How many of these wagons have you seen live or for sale in recent years? I’ll tell you: none, because this is an extremely rare car. It is in fact a special body made by Monterosa, a bodyshop very active in … Continue reading

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Extra dry survivor: 1951 AC 2-Litre Saloon 2dr

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This not well known car was the very first big car built by AC Ltd., and the extraordinary thing is that it is basically the same as it came ouf of the factory more than sixty years ago. Indeed the … Continue reading

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Black aluminium: 1951 Simca 8 Sport Coupé

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These Simca 8 and 9 once were basically outsider in the classic cars world, however since few years they have regained their proper place in the market as they were rare, cute and properly built. The design of this cars … Continue reading

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British hemi: 1951 Riley RMC

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Few british car makers, in the early fifties,  were in the business with a twin cam engine on the front: one was Jaguar, of course, the other one was the less known Riley. Riley started to build these car in … Continue reading

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Tubs’ car: 1951 Lincoln Lido Coupé by Barris

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It’s not a sacrilege to affirm that people like George Barris, Ed Roth, Darryl Starbird, Dean Jeffries and few other have been for the U.S. car culture what Pininfarina, Bertone, Boano etc. have been for Europe. Of course back in … Continue reading

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Silver spider: 1951 Simca 8 Convertibile

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The seller says that this car is often unknown also by classic car experts but we believe that’s difficult because this is one of the prettiest car made during the fifties. That’s a Simca 8 Convertible which had the aluminium … Continue reading

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Four digits plate: 1951 Lancia Aurelia B10

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This 1951 Aurelia B10 is one of the best specimens we’ve ever seen: the seller says that it was never restored and that’s actually hard to believe it. Of course it often happens to find preserved specimens of these V6 … Continue reading

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The Arizona girl: 1951 Muntz Jet

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Most people for sure don’t know what car is this: basically that’s the attempt to build a sports car by Earl “Madman” Muntz, an American businessman and engineer who sold and promoted cars and consumer electronics in the United States from the 1930s until … Continue reading

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Last classy ride: 1951 Lancia Aurelia B10 hearse

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This is not the first hearse based on a Lancia seen so far, but for sure this is the oldest one, as it is based on a Lancia Aurelia B10. Indeed the B10 has been produced from 1950; in 1951 … Continue reading

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Success assured: 1951 Packard 200 Fire Dept. Ambulance by Henney

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Henney coackworks used, back in the fourties and fifities, to build ambulances and hearses: often the same coach was multi-purpose and the difference between the two option was, basically, color and sirens. This car was an ambulance used by the … Continue reading

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