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Close to death: 1956 Porsche 356 A T1 Coupé

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This 356 T1 Coupé is a very nice survivor which has been close to death: it survived to a garage fire which has leaved its mark over the body: it could be worse, much worse than that. However, the good … Continue reading

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Time capsule: 1961 Maserati 3500 GT by Touring

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10,900 kms (6,773 miles) is what can be read on the odometer of this survivor Maserati 3500 GT (fed by carburetors) which is said to be parked since 1966. Not bad at all. Now, of course, we can’t say if … Continue reading

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Burbank find: 1966 Porsche 912 “Painted dash”

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Early Porsche yesterday, early Porsche today. This is the time of one of the first 912 made which, in this configuration, were also known as “painted dash” because, as the nickname says, the dashboard was not black but painted with … Continue reading

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Once was white: 1967 Lancia Fulvia Coupé

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This is a first series Lancia Fulvia Coupé and that’s quite rare in the U.S. It was also known as “Leva lunga” (italian for “Long shift lever). So far so good, but then rust comes into play. The odd (but … Continue reading

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Long Beach relic: 1964 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint GT

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This very early Giulia Sprint GT is said to have been stored more than 40 years ago and never used since. It has been beaten by the years but it has still maintained its shape. The first thing we see … Continue reading

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Iniezione: 1967 Maserati Mistral 4.0

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This Maserati Mistral Coupé was built during the last production year of this model and so, it is equipped with the largest displacement six-inline engine, fed by a Lucas MFI. The engine, in this configuration, produces 255 hp which was … Continue reading

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Number 12: 1959 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Speciale

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This Giulietta SS is being sold as you see it: basically that’s a bare shell with wheels and nothing more than that. What’s actually interesting is that this car is said to be the 12th car ever produced (chassis #AR10120*0012) … Continue reading

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Welded louvers: 1961 Jaguar E-Type O.T.S.

This barn find E-Type is a bit different from many others being sold on the market in the same conditions: other than being one of the “flat floor” series cars, this is a very early car with the bonnet louvers … Continue reading

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Spider inside: 1966 Alfa Romeo Duetto 1600

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Someone would say that this is the right car in the right place: every Alfa Romeo enthusiast knows the film “The Graduate” where a young Dustin Hoffman used to drive a car like this, painted with the same color, received … Continue reading

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East coast patina: 1961 Lancia Appia Berlina

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This 3rd series Lancia Appia Berlina slept for many years in a east coast garage before being recently unhearted: it has just been cleaned but nothing more than that. The seller says that, prior to 1970, the car belinged to … Continue reading

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