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Custom built: 1956 Porsche 356 “Sportolet”

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We remember very well this car when it was for sale in the USA, a few years ago, just because it is a very nice and very well done special. Of course it will make many purists cringe but they … Continue reading

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Mutation/4: 1962 Maserati 3500 GT

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The new episode of the series “Mutation” presents a Maserati 3500 GT which had a face surgery (and not only) in the past: the outcome can’t be defined “superb”. Do you remember the time when you could buy one of … Continue reading

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A family affair: 1950 Crosley 18 wheeler

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We’ve seen a lot of things in the classic cars world but, as often happens, we still missed something. In this case that’s about this unique Crosley “truck” built for Pinto Air Freight. The best part of the story is … Continue reading

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Korkes’ own: 1954 Ford Convertible “Parisienne”

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There’s a long story behind this custom 1954 Ford called “Parisienne” and the people behind this build are well known in the american custom builder panorama. The story behind this car is well explained here but the core is that this … 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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Mistery mouse: 1957 Fiat 500C Custom

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We actually didn’t know what title we could give to this article as this car is a mistery, with the exception of the chassis which is said to belong to a Fiat 500C a.k.a. “Topolino”. Indeed the seller has no … Continue reading

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The strange one: 1965 Alfa Romeo Giulia Spider

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This is what happens when someone wants to improve what basically cannot be improved, as it’s perfect just as is. What we have here is a Giulia with a new face. The seller says that this is a ’66 Giulia … Continue reading

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Best of: 1968 Jaguar E-Type 2+2 “Custom”

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We had to do it. This is not the typical car we publish here but, as long as this ad will for sure enter in the “eBay Best Of”, we too wanted to be there. This custom was born as … Continue reading

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Banana Split’s car: 1978 Mini Custom

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Unfortunately  we’ve spotted this car in the late stage of the auction, but it is however worth a brief article: you don’t see cars like this very often. It’s of course a Mini from 1978 which has been customized, shortening the chassis and … Continue reading

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Tubs’ car: 1951 Lincoln Lido Coupé by Barris

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It’s not a sacrilege to affirm that people like George Barris, Ed Roth, Darryl Starbird, Dean Jeffries and few other have been for the U.S. car culture what Pininfarina, Bertone, Boano etc. have been for Europe. Of course back in … Continue reading

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