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More than rare: 1960 Fiat 600 Capri by Caprera

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It is not the first time that we find one of these very rare cars for sale: to be precise it is the second time, but the car published a few months ago was slightly different from this one. The … Continue reading

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Fuoriserie: 1957 Fiat 600 Rendez Vous by Vignale

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  “Fuoriserie” in Italian means all the cars not mass-produced, and was a term used very much from the beginning of the century until the 60s, when the era of coachbuilders began to set. The particular thing was that the … Continue reading

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The odd couple: 1948 Fiat 500 A Berlinetta – 1947 Fiat 500 B Barchetta by Maestri

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These two very special cars have been an inseparable couple for many years, and not just because they were built by the same coachbuilder. The coachbuilder we are talking about is Enrico Maestri, owner of a small workshop in Piacenza, … Continue reading

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Special wagon: 1951 Fiat 1100 E wagon by Monterosa

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How many of these wagons have you seen live or for sale in recent years? I’ll tell you: none, because this is an extremely rare car. It is in fact a special body made by Monterosa, a bodyshop very active in … Continue reading

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Do it in style: 1950 Fiat 1400 Hearse

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That’s not the very first time we publish an article about a “classic hearse”, but that’s for sure the first time we see one of these cars derived from a Fiat 1400, probably the only one in existence. Italian classic … Continue reading

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Factory paint: 1960 Lancia Appia Lusso by Vignale

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Update, 03/26/2018: Here is the car at Jat Leno’s Garage show:   07/14/2016 We’ve already published a couple of article about the Appia Lusso, a Vignale coachbuilt Appia, but this is the only one in “barn find” conditions. Actually in Italy … Continue reading

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Mutation/3: 1963 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint Speciale

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“I’m a different person, yeah, turn my world around…” (Lola’s Theme, The Shapeshifters) This Giulia SS has changed a lot outside. We don’t know by the hand of who and when, fact is that the body has been completely rebuilt … Continue reading

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Forgotten coachbuilt: 1955 Fiat 1100 TV Trasformabile by Allemano

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Italian cars enthusiasts know well that the coachbuilt cars built on the Fiat 1100-103 are countless, and often some are almost unknown but sometimes they pops out, just like this one built by Allemano. It is neither a news to … Continue reading

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Retrospective: 1955 Cadillac Die Valkyrie by Spohn

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Brooks Stevens, one of the greatest american industrial designers of the 20th century (he designed cars and bikes, along with kithchen appliances and other architectural items) is the father of this very special Cadillac. This car was built on a … Continue reading

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Aquamarine special: 1963 Fiat 600 Cabriolet by Vignale

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Coachbuilders like Vignale were not only involved in building supercars for rich people but also in giving a different shape to mass produced car like the Fiat 600. That’s because they too needed to make some quick cash and building … Continue reading

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