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Hybrid output: 1953 Lancia – Ariel Square Four MKII

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Who says Custom culture has been limited only to the United States? Also in Italy he found followers although, due to the restrictive laws on motor vehicle modifications, everything was more difficult. Nevertheless, in the past many have experimented with … Continue reading

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A different vision: 1953 Fiat 1100/103 Coupé by Allemano

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We are not new to this particular variation of the legendary Fiat 1100/103, which for years has been the blank canvas on which many coachbuilders – not only Italian – have realized their vision. One of these, indeed one of … Continue reading

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Scrapyard survivor: 1953 Panhard X86 Berlinetta by Allemano

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If there’s one thing that drives us crazy, it’s the small sports berlinettas built in small series during the 40s and 50s. As we all know 80% of these cars were produced on a Fiat basis, but some were not, … Continue reading

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Missing windshield: 1953 Porsche 356 Cabriolet

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Older and older: this is the market trend on the Porsche 356 which, in the models prior to ’55, have experienced a real boom in recent years. Surely the motivation is linked purely to aesthetics: these are slow cars, they … Continue reading

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Red copy: 1953 Simca Gordini Barchetta replica

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There are replicas of all kinds, badly made, ridiculous, so-so, done well: this Simca 8 certainly belongs to the last category. It is a Simca Gordini barchetta rebuilt based on the chassis, engine and suspension of a Simca 8 (already … Continue reading

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The country one: 1953 Alfa Romeo AR51 “Matta”

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We are all used to thinking of Alfa Romeo as an elegant or sporty vehicle, and in any case to a vehicle that runs on asphalt, but this has not always been the case. In addition to the vans, in … Continue reading

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Less is less: 1953 Porsche 356

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Peter Behrens (a godfather figure to the young architect Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe) taught us to eliminate unnecessary bells and whistles, thus minimizing the separation of form and function. And we believe that’s true, but without exaggerating: the one … Continue reading

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Scaled B20: 1953 Siata Daina Coupé

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Here is a rare find, not only because very few Siata Daina were produced, but also because we thought it was very unlikely to find one yet to be restored and, for a change, it is red. The last one … Continue reading

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Back to the past: 1953 Porsche 356 Coupé

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This 356 Coupé, chassis #51530, has been stored since 1996 by the same owner for over 45 years. Factory Kardex confirms matching engine and transmission. The paint is not original though, it had a new paint (Ivory?) in the early … Continue reading

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Restoration day: 1953 and 1955 Porsche 356 Coupé

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We all know that the pre-56 Porsche 356 are becoming untouchable, no matter in what conditions they are, so always more often we see for sale cars that, up to five years ago, we would not have taken even for free. … Continue reading

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