Tag Archives: 1959

The golden rule: 1959 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Cabriolet

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The sticker on the rear bumper is clear: “Who has the gold makes the rule”. Well, you need gold to rebuild this car but it’s a “Lowlight” KG Cabrio and it’s definitely worth it. Ineed the fist series of the … Continue reading

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Starts and runs: 1959 Triumph TR3 A

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This red Triumph TR3 A is said to be a barn find purchased from the previous owner and then driven home where it is now. It starts and drives but needs “everything”. Indeed it seems an “honest” car although, of … Continue reading

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Steel wheels: 1960 MG A Twin Cam

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Once again, the seller of this rare Twin Cam has omitted to report the build year of this MGA, one of the 2,100 produced with the twin cam engine from 1958 to 1960. Other than having a special engine, this … Continue reading

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Wired: 1959 Fiat 1200 TV Trasformabile

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Although the seller of this 1200 TV Trasformabile says that the car is from 1960, this model was actually produced up to 1959 when it was replaced by the 1200 Spider built by Pininfarina. The 1200 TV Trasormabile is a … Continue reading

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Blue racer: 1959 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint

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This late Giulietta Sprint 750B is said to have been delivered new in England even though it is a LHD car. Now it’s in France so the blue shade is perfect for the country. The seller says that this car … Continue reading

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Interim series: 1959 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Veloce

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The interim series includes the cars with some features coming from the first series like the dashboard, interiors and engine, other things come from the later series like the taillights and the front end. This is said to be a matching … Continue reading

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Four eyed: 1959 Abarth 2200 Spider by Allemano

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This is the second time we see an Abarth 2200 Spider for sale: the first time it was a car for sale in Italy, in 2006. This is then only the second time in ten years because this car is … Continue reading

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PYK 450: 1959 Autobianchi Bianchina Trasformabile

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Two days, two California black plate cars: today the car published is not a big shot of the market but nevertheless it’s less lovely than the early Porsche. First because of the car itself which is a superb example of … Continue reading

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Disrupted: 1959 Maserati 3500 GT by Touring

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We’ve seen many 3500 GT in need of a total restoration but this one wins the award for the specimen in the worst conditions on the market, at least of the last three years. It is for sure a car … Continue reading

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Braced for shipping: 1959 Lancia Appia GTE by Zagato

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The seller says that the car has been braced for shipping: that is a wise move as the car has a rotten chassis and the risk of bending the car is very high. We don’t spot a GTE to restore … Continue reading

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