Tag Archives: 1958

Columbo’s favorite: 1958 Peugeot 403 Cabriolet by Pininfarina

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This car is not only the same model used by Lieutenant Columbo in the homonymous TV series, but it also seems to be painted in a similar color and in very similar conditions. It is a Peueot 403 Cabriolet, built … Continue reading

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Red flea: 1958 Abarth 750 Spyder by Allemano

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There are many fans of the small Abarth, especially when they were produced in limited numbers and dressed by coachbuilders like Allemano: the seller says also that this car has been published in the book “Abarth Guide” (1984) by Al Cosentino. … Continue reading

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1/70/325: 1958 Peerless GT

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This is another car born during the “fiberglass era” but it is not American but English, and like many cars handcrafted in England it is equipped with Triumph engine and transmission. This happened because, unlike the clichés, the engine and … Continue reading

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Ready for the job: 1958 Posche 356 A T2 Coupé

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This seems like the perfect project: an apparently healthy 356 A, never damaged and equipped with the original engine. You can not ask for much more for a restoration project. In addition to having the original engine, it seems that … Continue reading

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Special brakes: 1958 Porsche 356 A Speedster

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We are often puzzled by how wide can be the price difference of these cars: of course conditions matter as well as the originality and the numbers of the car, but you can easily find the same kind of car … Continue reading

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Even rarer: 1959 Fiat 500 N Sport “Tetto rigido”

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The rarest version of the Fiat 500 was only painted in grey with large red side stripes: that’s the “Sport” model made to push the sales of the Fiat 500 which, oddly, didn’t go well up to the early sixties. … Continue reading

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Blue on red: 1958 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider

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Barn finds are still out there. Well, probably this Giulietta swb was not stored in a barn, otherwise it would have been in much better conditions than it is now. However, compared with the Giulia Spider which I’m restoring now, … Continue reading

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From 9 to 11: 1958 Kellison J6 Panther

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The seller says to call him from 9 AM to 11 PM (UTC-4) to talk about this Kellison J6 built over a 1958 Chevrolet Corvette chassis and engine. Actually this Kellison body sould be the one called J6 “Panther” which … Continue reading

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Less is more: 1958 Fiat “Nuova 500”

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A Fiat 500 could not seem such an extraordinary editorial choice as there are plenty of them for sale around the world. It’s basically a commodity, unless we’re talking about a very early “Nuova 500” like this one. Indeed this … Continue reading

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Full matching survivor: 1958 Porsche 356 A T2 Coupé

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Call it barn find or survivor, the fact is that this 356 T2 Coupé, differently from the car published yesterday, it’s in one piece only, complete, quite solid and a matching numbers car. Long story short: the seller says about … Continue reading

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