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Field find: 1950 Simca 8 Sport Convertible

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Yes indeed these cars once were abandoned everywhere, including fields, just like this one that has still its body only because it’s made of aluminium. The car is sold with a bill of sale only and it’s easy to understand … Continue reading

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Black aluminium: 1951 Simca 8 Sport Coupé

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These Simca 8 and 9 once were basically outsider in the classic cars world, however since few years they have regained their proper place in the market as they were rare, cute and properly built. The design of this cars … Continue reading

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Disunited unity: 1952 Simca 8 Sport Cabriolet by Farina

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This Simca 8 Cabriolet (chassis  #867363) has its typical aluminium body which can’t rust, of course, but it needs a lot of work ayway, along with other parts which are missing. The seller says that this car is to restore … Continue reading

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A mighty one: 1950 Simca 8 Sport Convertible

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We have never hidden our passion for the Simca 8, and that’s still true even for this particular car which has some special features. Indeed this is not a common Simca equipped with the inline-four, 1100 c.c. engine derived from … Continue reading

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Silver spider: 1951 Simca 8 Convertibile

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The seller says that this car is often unknown also by classic car experts but we believe that’s difficult because this is one of the prettiest car made during the fifties. That’s a Simca 8 Convertible which had the aluminium … Continue reading

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Old acquaintance: 1959 Italia 2000 by Vignale

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We know this car, we have even seen it in person and we must admit that it’s a great specimen, even if some details could be improved. According to the Italia 2000 page on Facebook, this should have the Vignale … Continue reading

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Farina outside: 1950 Simca 8 Sport Cabriolet

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In the late ’40’s, the french Simca began to produce the Simca 8 based on the Fiat 1100C chassis and mechanicals. This car was actually almost the exact copy of its italian cousin, the Fiat 1100C by Farina coachworks. Both … Continue reading

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Bug on steroids: 1948 Pontiac 8 Streamliner Coupé

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The bigger, the better: this is what’s befittingly to this car. This car features a magnificent streamline design and a color which perfectly matches all those curves. This car is much more cute in this two door version as the … Continue reading

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Extreme swb: 1937 Brakus 8 Custom

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This odd car is named with the same surname of its builder: George S. Brakus, a former carriage builder and foundry pattern maker. The seller says that this car is a patchwork of a 1937 Hudson Terraplane (front) and a … Continue reading

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