Tag Archives: 1956

Two-stroke beauty: 1956 DKW F93 3=6 Cabrio

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3=6, in its original meaning, means that a three cylinder, two stroke engine is the equivalent of a six cylinder, four stroke engine. Actually that’s not false, especially if you hear the sound that these engines produce. This car is … Continue reading

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Offroad racer: 1956 Abarth 750 GT by Zagato

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There is a long story behind this former Abarth 750 GT Zagato which has been heavily transformed during the past years into an offroad racer. Basically the past owner of this car owned a couple of Ferrari Testarossa (we suppose … Continue reading

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Vapor lock: 1956 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint

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The early Giulietta Sprint are the most sought model – of course after the Veloce – even though they had some issues due to some design flaws. The vapor lock was one of those. Early cars like this one had … Continue reading

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Still waiting: 1956 Victress C-2 Coupé

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Back in the fifties it was not easy to afford an Italian sports car, it was indeed much easier to buy a fiberglass body shaped like the european GT’s and merge it to an american chassis and engine. These kits … Continue reading

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Green light: 1956 Fiat 1100-103 “Giardinetta” by Viotti

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One of the best sellers of fiat was the model 1100-103 produced from 1953 up to 1959, it had reliable chassis, engine and good brakes so it became very popular among coachbuiders. One of those was Vittorino Viotti who already … 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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Nardi equipped: 1956 Alfa Romeo 1900 Berlina

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Lately we’ve seen an increasing interest around the 1900 even if this is a four door car, aybe that’s because this car still belongs to the golden era of Alfa Romeo. Indeed it is pushed by the glorious 1900 c.c. … Continue reading

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Abarth equipped: 1956 Mercedes-Benz 190 SL

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The last thing we would expect to see installed on a Mercedes 190 SL is an Abarth exhaust: you never stop learning and that’s it. Indeed the seller says that this car is equipped with the italian exhaust since 1971, the … Continue reading

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The last one: 1956 Salmson 2300 GT by Motto

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The french builder Salmson had quite a long history started in 1890, having its best years between the first and the second world wars, unfortunately they were not able to face the new challenges of modern era and so they … Continue reading

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Miracle needed: 1956 Fiat 600 Coupé by Viotti

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What we have here is closer to a wreck than a car to restore but you never know, we have seen cars in the same conditions brought back to their former glory by someone with enough lunacy, time and patience. … Continue reading

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