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Plenty of rust: 1959 Abarth 750 Spyder by Allemano

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The seller of this Abarth 750 Spyder, built almost 60 years ago by Allemano, leaves no room for interpretation: the car is plenty of rust. Obviously he’s speaking about the frame as the body (partly sawed in the front) is … Continue reading

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Polish aluminium: 1965 Cobra 427 S/C by Kirkham

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Yep, that’s a replica. But, as all of you know, not all replicas are the same and that’s true also for this Cobra 427 built by Kirkham, a small factory in Provo, UT. There, among the beautiful landascapes of Utah, … Continue reading

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Aluminium body: 1957 Porsche 356/550 by Wendler

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After having browsed thousands of ads, we learned a golden rule: the more the car is (or might be) interesting, the less the words used to describe it. This is an example of such rule. The car under examination is … Continue reading

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Magazine cover car: 1969 Lancia Fulvia Sport 1.3S by Zagato

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This pale blue Fulvia Zagato has been featured on the cover of the italian classic cars bi-monthly magazine “Automobilismo d’Epoca”, and that’s a good start. We didn’t read the article about it (just because we don’t have that magazine issue) … Continue reading

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H Class racer: 1959 Abarth 750 Spider by Allemano

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We wrote several times about these special Abarth built on the Fiat 600 chassis with an aluminium body designed and crafted by Allemano but, as long as we like them, we don’t miss a chance to publish one when we … Continue reading

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American aluminium: 1951 Nash Healey LeMans

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Before the Chevrolet Corvette there was no american sports car but the Nash Healey Le Mans, built thanks to a joint venture between the refigrator maker Kelvinator, and the british automaker Donald Healey. The joint venture with a british company … Continue reading

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Extra dry survivor: 1951 AC 2-Litre Saloon 2dr

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This not well known car was the very first big car built by AC Ltd., and the extraordinary thing is that it is basically the same as it came ouf of the factory more than sixty years ago. Indeed the … 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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Peraluman 25: 1967 Lancia Fulvia Sport 1.3 S by Zagato

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This Fulvia Sport was built by Zagato one one of the early Fulvia chassis, also known as “Leva lunga”, which is to mention the long shift lever installed on the first series. The first specimens had a body made of … Continue reading

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Australian special: 1955 Austin Healey 100 BN1 by Ward

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It’s the first time we see this car, and the first time we hear of Sid Ward, the coachbuilder who shaped this beautiful aluminium body. So, we don’t know Sid Ward but, watching this car, we are sorry that he didn’t … Continue reading

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