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COD 420: 1952 Porsche 356 Cabrio

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It’s very rare, at this point, to find a 356 Cabrio to restore (yep, 356: the “pre-a” nickname have never been used by Porsche), and finding a very early ’52 car it’s like to win a (little) lottery. Also because, even … Continue reading

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No shenanigans: 1965 Porsche 356 C Cabrio

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There is a very active bidding for this survivor 356 C Cabrio (chassis #161129) which actually should be a full matching number car, well preserved during the last 50 years. Full matching numbers car not because so says the Kardex … Continue reading

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That smiling face/2: 1962 Fiat 1500S OSCA Cabriolet

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The smiling face is, of course, the nose of this 1500S without headlights, front grill and bumper. And that’s because the car is in the early stage of a deep restoration. What is clear is that the restoration of this … Continue reading

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Rescue me: 1954 Porsche 356 Cabrio

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It has been a long time since we published a 356 to restore, and the main reason is that these project are becoming rarer and rarer as almost all the barn finds have been trailed out of their barns. However, as this car … Continue reading

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A bad day, a new life: 1952 Porsche 356 Coupè

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This is one of those cases where the pictures do not fully correspond to the truth. Indeed under that odd “skin” is hidden the chassis and mechanicals of a 1952 Porsche 356 (once coupé, VIN #11471): to make a long … Continue reading

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C.S.I. required: 1960 Porsche 356B T5 cabrio

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Nope, we definitely can’t ever imagine that a relict in this conditions could ever be put for sale as a car, but this is it. This car was born as a Porsche 356 T5 Cabrio, and we must admit that, … Continue reading

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Bet on red: Two 1959 BMW Isetta

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The strange think about these cars is that we’ve often seen them for sale paired: we can’t understand why; it’s like they absolutely need a companion. This couple is made by two cars in very different conditions: in our opinion one … Continue reading

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The european job: 1956 Porsche 356A Cabrio

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In the classic car world there’s no any bigger cliché than a Porsche 356 carried out of a garage, even better if covered with patina. About this car, we are on the edge between “patina” and “wreck”, but at last … Continue reading

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Italian Shoebox: 1951 Fiat 1400 Convertibile

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This car could be the italian equivalent to the ’50-’51 Ford Custom Convertible, also known as “shoebox”. This car was built by Fiat Carrozzerie Speciali, a Fiat division which was involved in building bodies for limited production cars like this … Continue reading

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