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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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Professional camping: 1970 Volkswagen T2 Kombi

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These Volkswagen buses have always been the icon of a simple way of life, out of most of the comforts provided by the capitalist society: who built this bus had clearly a different idea in mind. Indeed this camper, which … Continue reading

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Powered rear end: 1963 Porsche 356B T6 Coupé

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This special T5 from 1963 clearly reminds the creations of Rod Emory but actually it was built by Cox Motorsports. It features a lot of tricks and solutions which are of course disgusting for the purists, but actually we believe that, especially … Continue reading

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Slammed frog: 1975 Volkswagen Scirocco TS

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First time ever that a Scirocco is featured here: actually it’s not a car which drives us crazy but this case deserves to be reviewed. It’s not obvious to believe that so much money and time could be ever spent … Continue reading

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Past present: 1953 One-off “barchetta”

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The seller of this curious car says that this barchetta has been found just out of Mosport Raceway, Canada, and looks like someone wanted to build his own dream racer. Of course during the fifties a lot of petrolheads built … Continue reading

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Southern style: 1936 Cord “American Dreamster”

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It’s a rare thing to see, but there are people who are still able to cut and weld metal to build a proper roadster in their garage, like the builder of this car. The seller says that this car was … Continue reading

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Washed in boiling water: 1961 Chevrolet Bel Air

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It seeems that many in the past have been infected by the “shrink” virus: last year we published another car customized in the same way: that time was an italian car but this time the experiment has been made on a ’61 … Continue reading

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How it should be: 1950 Mercury 2dr Coupé

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You see customised Mercuries everywhere but few, very few of them are properly done like this one. Basically we love these custom cars but we hate seeing many of them done with replaced interiors, modern dashboards, engines, and many “wrong” … Continue reading

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Rocket age custom: 1962 Vortex X-2000

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This custom built car is a great representative of the custom cars era of the sixties. The seller says that this car has been built in 1962 from a known custom builder (but we can’t find his name in the … Continue reading

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