Tag Archives: 1952

Green aluminium: 1952 Siata Daina Trasformabile by Farina

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  We know this car (chassis #SL0168): it is a rare car in itself, then it has a spectacular color combo so it’s easy to spot it around the world. The first time we saw it in flesh was six … Continue reading

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Disunited unity: 1952 Simca 8 Sport Cabriolet by Farina

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This Simca 8 Cabriolet (chassis  #867363) has its typical aluminium body which can’t rust, of course, but it needs a lot of work ayway, along with other parts which are missing. The seller says that this car is to restore … Continue reading

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Jensen touch: 1952 Austin A40 Sports

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Although being named with “Sports”, this model was actually a tourer (not even fast) built by Jensen with an aluminium skin: few of these survive today. Jensen built the bodies of these little cabriolets, then send them to Austin which … Continue reading

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Garage job: 1952 Porsche 356 Coupé

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This early 356 Coupé is clearly under intervention since, at least, 8 years as the photos say, it seems that it was purchased with the intention to restore it in the owner’s garage but, as usually happens in these cases, … Continue reading

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A bad day, a new life: 1952 Porsche 356 Coupè

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This is one of those cases where the pictures do not fully correspond to the truth. Indeed under that odd “skin” is hidden the chassis and mechanicals of a 1952 Porsche 356 (once coupé, VIN #11471): to make a long … Continue reading

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Leg power: 1952 Ferrari 212 Inter Cabriolet

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What about a Ferrari powered by eight legs insted of twelve cylinders? Classic cars world is somehow strange, but this is one of the strangest things seen so far. It’s actually a Ferrari 212 body (#13) coming from a car … Continue reading

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Best in the world: 1952 Austin A40 Sports Convertible

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We are not aware of how many of these cars are still running around but we are pretty sure that no one could be better than this one. Indeed the previous owner did a superb – and clearly expensive – restoration, … Continue reading

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Tempting barchetta: 1952 Victress S1A Roadster

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How about installing the V16 posted yesterday into this car? Ok maybe it wouldn’t fit, but the meat here is not the candidate engine but the car itself. It is said to be a roller of S1A model which was … Continue reading

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Here is the next: 1952 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Berlina by Pininfarina

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As we supposed, here it is another old Alfa by the same seller who’s selling the 6C 2300 published earlier this week.   That’s a 1952 5C 2500 bodied by pininfarina: this is a less seductive Alfa as it has … Continue reading

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Last of its breed: 1952 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Gran Turismo

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This car was the last Alfa Romeo made using chassis and engine of the great 6C series. It was called “berlina” even if it had two doors only. Of course in 1952 the 6C layout was obsolete but, because of … Continue reading

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