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Vip pass: 1955 Fiat 1100-103 TV

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This 1100-103 TV is one of the cheapest ways to access the Mille Miglia since many of these cars joined the most famous race in the world from 1953 to 1957. TV is for “Turismo Veloce” ( literally “fast cruising” … Continue reading

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Unknown: 1955 Fiat 500C Barchetta by Orlandi

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Orlandi built cars? Never heard of it before. So, we did a check on the book “La Sport e i suoi artigiani” which is the most important book eve made about the italian cars, but no trace of this car. … 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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Hen’s teeth: 1955 Fiat 1100 Gran Turismo by Viotti

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Here it is a very rare car. It belongs to the big family of the coachbuilt Fiat 1100-103 build during the fifties, an obscure but very fascinating story. This is called “Gran Turismo” (as the badges on the front fenders … 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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Retrospective: 1955 Cadillac Die Valkyrie by Spohn

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Brooks Stevens, one of the greatest american industrial designers of the 20th century (he designed cars and bikes, along with kithchen appliances and other architectural items) is the father of this very special Cadillac. This car was built on a … Continue reading

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Original stuff: 195? Fiat 1100/103 TV Trasformabile

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This car puzzles us. First of all because it’s said to be a 1953 car: in that year the 1100/103 was just released but the first Trasformabile was sold in 1955. Ok the year could be wrong but the strange … Continue reading

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Serial #1900: 1955 Alfa Romeo 1900C Sprint by Touring

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From the same seller of the 1900C Pininfarina, here it is another important Coupé belonging to the 1900 series, this time it’s a “common” coupé built by Touring. The special thing abouth this car is that it has the chassis … Continue reading

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Face off: 1955 Alfa Romeo 1900C Sprint by Pininfarina

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This super rare 1900C is not a “common” coupé built by Touring but one of the very few cars built by Pininfarina with a special body. Unfortunately the seller says very few about the car but the car had a … Continue reading

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Hot core: 1955 Fiat 1100 TV Trasformabile

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Most of the Fiat Spider type 103 for sale and published (also by us) during the last years belong to the second series, a.k.a 1200 TV, but very few are 1100 TV Trasformabile (spider) like this one. Actually, even though they … Continue reading

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