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Italian oddball: 1972 Frua Monte Carlo 1300 GT

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This too, like the car published yesterday, is a very rare car. Indeed, it is probably a unique example even if we do not have the certainty as these particular cars were produced on commission and highly customized. It’s a … Continue reading

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Waning wind: 1966 Maserati Mistral 4.0 Coupé

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This Maserati Mistral has very few faults (at least on paper): a beautiful body, excellent interiors and an original engine. Last but not least, a nice price. The reasons for such a combination may be different: the will of the … Continue reading

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Resale red: 1966 Glas 1700 GT

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It’s not easy to find a Glass GT for sale which is still in restorable conditions and, when you find one, it probably has been painted in “resale red” just like this one. Whatching the inner door panels and the … Continue reading

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Expensive red: 1967 BMW 1600 GT

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One of the cutest models built by BMW was actually a son of Glas, a factory acquired by BMW in 1967. After that, Glas cars were badged as BMW. The design though was made by Frua as, back then, german … Continue reading

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Belt driven: 1967 Glas 1700 GT by Frua

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The Glas 1700 GT engine had a special feature: it was the first unit, installed on a “mass-produced” car, which camshaft was driven by a belt instead of a common timing chain. Not bad for a car built in 1967 … Continue reading

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Three countries: 1973 AC 428 Fastback by Frua

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Three countries were involved in building this special car: U.S.A. for the engine, Italy for the body, England for all the rest of it. This car was actually one of the very last work of AC and Frua coachworks; indeed … Continue reading

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Not really a roller: 1967 Glas 1700 GT

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This Glas 1700 GT is one of the few built in 1967 before BMW took over: since that moment these cars were produced with the BMW badge. So, few of these cars are still around; we have published a couple … Continue reading

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The italian job: 1967 Glas GT 1300 by Frua

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Back in the sixties german car producers often asked to italian designers and coachbuilders to shape their cars: they were actually right as many of these cars came out well like this Glas GT. Designed by Frua and powered by … Continue reading

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Trans-continental: 1964 Maserati Mistral Coupé

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This Mistral belongs to one of the first batch of these cars which were equipped with the same engine of their predecessor, the 3500 GT series, although increased of 200 c.c. It was sold new in Italy, in a region which … Continue reading

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Patina has a face: 1951 Fiat 1400 Coupé by Frua

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Yes, sometimes patina has a face which most classic cars enthusiasts know well, on this car it has the colors and the shades of this ultra rare aluminium coachbuilt Fiat. The three decades in the first half of the last century, … Continue reading

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