Tag Archives: 1958

Restored rarity: 1958 Alken D2 Roadster

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We have often published kit-cars produced with fiberglass body built between the mid-fifties and mid-seventies, and among all those published this is perhaps the one we like most. This is the body produced by the Alken Corporation, founded in venice, … Continue reading

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Seven and half: 1956-1962 Giulietta Spider stock

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Sometimes it happens to find a Giulietta Spider to be restored, sometimes it happens to find two for sale by the same owner, other times – like this – it happens to find seven and a half of them. Do … Continue reading

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Pale red: 1958 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider

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If you want to restore a car, what is the best starting point? Obviously a complete car, possibly not damaged, with its original engine and, last but not least, not rusty. Well this Giulietta Spider 750D, chassis # 1495*05847 seems … Continue reading

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Wide wheels: 1958 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider Veloce

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This should be one of the rare Giulietta Spider Veloce swb, recognizable by the absence of the door deflector glass, because the doors were shorter on these early cars. Indeed, many say the 750 are swb but it is not correct: … Continue reading

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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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