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Early body: 1955 Porsche 356 Speedster

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The problem with a fully restored classic car, especially if with very high standards, is the fear of driving it to avoid ruining it: with this 1955 Speedster this problem does not exist. In fact, although apparently seeming (or at … Continue reading

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Needs nothing: 1974 BMW 2002 Tii

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The BMW e10 series, in this case represented by this silver 2002 Tii, was the german response to the sporty sedans built by Alfa Romeo: they didn’t have the charm of the cars built in Milano, and yet they were … Continue reading

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Abarth equipped: 1956 Mercedes-Benz 190 SL

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The last thing we would expect to see installed on a Mercedes 190 SL is an Abarth exhaust: you never stop learning and that’s it. Indeed the seller says that this car is equipped with the italian exhaust since 1971, the … 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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Cracks and bubbles: 1956 Porsche 356A Speedster

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This Speedster (chassis #82204) is one of the last driver around (at least we’ve seen few of them lately) as the last big job done on it was a repaint, 40 years ago. Actually the paint looks not bad but … Continue reading

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The die is cast: 1959 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider

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Here it is one of the very last SWB Giulietta Spider (chassis AR1495.06512): indeed not many know that there was been an “interim” series of Giulietta Spider which, although badged “750” and featured by small headlights, had already a long … Continue reading

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Blue gold: 1969 Lamborghini Espada

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This 1st series Espada came from Italy painted in gold, then it became blue. So that’s not as original as before but it still holds the appeal of its extraordinary design sketched by Marcello Gandini at Bertone coachworks. And, being a … Continue reading

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Woody german: 1965 Porsche 911

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Lately, as most classic cars enthusiast know well, aircooled Porsche prices, especially of the pre-bumper series (1964-73) are out of control and the earlier the car, the more expensive it is. What we have here is a zero-series 911 from … Continue reading

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Cheap copper: 1962 Porsche 356 B-T6 Coupé 1600S

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It’s becoming harder and harder to find a 356 driver with an asking price beginning with the “3” digit, this is one of those. It’s painted in a strange copper-ish shade (Ruby Red?) which we haven’t seen so far on … Continue reading

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Corello headlights: 1964 Alfa Romeo 2600 Spider by Touring

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Sometimes it’s easy to be wrong with italian names, so even this time we read “Corello” instead of Carello. However, this subtracts nothing from this very nice car. It’s a 2600 Spider which has the perfect conditions: not so bad … Continue reading

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