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Korkes’ own: 1954 Ford Convertible “Parisienne”

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There’s a long story behind this custom 1954 Ford called “Parisienne” and the people behind this build are well known in the american custom builder panorama. The story behind this car is well explained here but the core is that this … Continue reading

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Sleeping with the enemy: 1954 Alfa Romeo 1900C by Zagato

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This rare Alfa Romeo 1900 C built by Zagato is said to have been parked for years in a collector’s garage which, other than this car, accomodates also other important cars like a Cisitalia Aerodinamica built designed by Savonuzzi. I … Continue reading

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Wood find: 1954/55 Porsche 356 Coupé

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“Scraping the bottom of the barrel” is an old said but it fits to what is happening during the last years: the good finds are almost done and often cars like this jump on the market. We can’t say if … Continue reading

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An early one: 1954 Fiat 1100 TV Coupé by Pininfarina

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Pininfarina built almost 100 of these coupes, so not as few as you might imagine (in relative terms). In absolute terms this is an absolute rarity. By the way, few knows that Pininfarina built an handful of a cabriolet version … Continue reading

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Blank engine: 1954 Porsche 356 Speedster

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This Porsche Speedster is titled as a 1955 car but actually, because of the chassis #80087, it is one of the first batch of 200 cars built from September to December of 1954, making it a valuable car. Unfortunately the … Continue reading

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Mille Miglia inbound: 1954 Fiat 1100 TV by Colli-Stanguellini

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We don’t know if the Mille Miglia registration of this year is yet closed but, if not, this car is a potential entrant. Indeed it is a 1954 Fiat 1100 TV, a car which is the typical entrant of the … Continue reading

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Less than ten: 1954 Fiat 1100 TV Coupé by Ghia

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As usual, it’s very difficult to know the correct number of how many of these coachbuilt Fiat were made and it’s even more difficult to know how many still survive: some source say that 6 only of these are known … Continue reading

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Two tone puzzle: 1954 Simca 9 by Facel

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Here it is another Simca from the golden period of these cars: it’s a rare Simca 9 Coupé which has been partially restored. The job has been done on the body only even though the seller says that it has … Continue reading

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Rescue me: 1954 Porsche 356 Cabrio

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It has been a long time since we published a 356 to restore, and the main reason is that these project are becoming rarer and rarer as almost all the barn finds have been trailed out of their barns. However, as this car … Continue reading

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Panoramic view: 1954 Fiat 1900 “Granluce” Coupé

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More than a proper coupé this Granluce (something like “great light”)  is basically a two door sedan: actually back in the early fifties this was the cutting edge Fiat model just after, of course, the 8V. And few knows that this … Continue reading

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