Tag Archives: Cabriolet

Torqueless Wonder: 1973 Jensen Healey

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The Lotus 907 engine installed in this Jensen Healey was called “The Torqueless Wonder” for its lack of bottom end but good high end horsepower. Certainly the behavior does not surprise us: ask for 144 bhp to a 2000 c.c. … Continue reading

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The special one: 1950 Volkswagen Typ 14A by Hebmüller

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The Volkswagen Beetle too has its “Holy Grails”, which are generally of two types: the standard ones built up until 1945, and those modified by the Hebmüller bodywork. This body shop was already in the business of building horse-drawn carriages since … Continue reading

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Almost blue: 1948 Fiat 1500 Trasformabile by Monviso

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The Monviso body shop was not new to the standard Fiat modification, to create special cars for those wealthy customers who wanted to stand out from the crowd. Clearly Monviso was one of the dozens of Italian bodyshops that dedicated … Continue reading

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Most of the top: 1958 Karmann Ghia Cabriolet

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We will be brief and concise in describing this car, starting in particular from some collecting considerations. The considerations are far from complex: in essence the Karmann Ghia cabrio is a car built with the typical solidity of a German … Continue reading

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Missing windshield: 1953 Porsche 356 Cabriolet

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Older and older: this is the market trend on the Porsche 356 which, in the models prior to ’55, have experienced a real boom in recent years. Surely the motivation is linked purely to aesthetics: these are slow cars, they … Continue reading

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It exists: 1962 Moretti 2300 S Cabriolet

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It is a strange feeling to see in reality a car seen only in the photos of a book: this is the case of this Moretti 2300 S Cabriolet. As connoisseurs of classic Italian cars can imagine, this creation of … Continue reading

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Flash inside: Simca 8 Cabriolet by Pininfarina

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Although we have published other Simca 8s in the past, none of them was in the conditions of this convertible that looks like a real time capsule. The seller says that this car has been brought in the US when … Continue reading

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Patina monster/3: 1960 Porsche 356 B T5 Cabriolet

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Exactly six years ago, on February 25, 2013, we published an article titled “Patina monster”: that time it was a Volkswagen Beetle while this time it’s her cousin. It’s a Porsche 356 Cabriolet from 1960: once I had the same … Continue reading

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A restaurer: 1957 Peugeot 403 Cabriolet by Pininfarina

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It is not the first time that we publish a Peugeot 403 Cabriolet and let’s hope that it is not even the last, especially when that’s about a barn find. In fact, the seller claims that this cabriolet, built in … Continue reading

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Little green roadster: 1949 Siata Amica Trasformabile

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This little roadster produced by Siata in the immediate post-war period was made on the chassis of the Fiat 500C but with a hand-beaten skin. It was in fact a car designed for a more demanding (and economically stronger) clientele … Continue reading

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