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Little blue special: 1955 Fiat 600 Rendez Vous by Vignale

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And here, every now and then, another one of these small, elegant coupés comes out, built on a humble but solid base and dressed by a top-tier coachbuilder. The carmaker in question is (or rather, it was) Alfredo Vignale whose … Continue reading

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Bent windshield: 1955 Porsche 356 Coupé Continental

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“Continental” is a rather irrelevant name for anyone who is not keen on the Porsche 356 series, on the contrary it immediately awakens the fantasies of the followers of what Jeremy Clarkson called “a jumped up Beetle”. Lately we have … Continue reading

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De Dion back: 1955 Lancia Aurelia B12

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The latest series of the Lancia Aurelia sedan is represented by the B12 as published here: the car benefited from several improvements such as the De Dion suspension at the rear. A very refined solution which, moreover, was consistent with … Continue reading

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Early body: 1955 Porsche 356 Speedster

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The problem with a fully restored classic car, especially if with very high standards, is the fear of driving it to avoid ruining it: with this 1955 Speedster this problem does not exist. In fact, although apparently seeming (or at … Continue reading

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Red roof: 1955 Fiat 1100-103 TV

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A few weeks ago we published a Fiat 1100-103 TV in excellent condition and with a price all in all correct, but this one has an even better price. Like the other car, this is an 1100 TV first series, … Continue reading

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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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