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Gilco bones: 1964 Fiat 1500 GT Coupé by Ghia

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This car was not built by Fiat but by Ghia which used indeed the Fiat engine, gearbox and suspensions but not the chassis: this one was designed by Gilco, an italian company specialized in building lightweight tubular frames. Less than … Continue reading

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Restyling attempt: 1961 Porsche 356 B T6 Coupé by Ghia-Aigle

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It’s hard to improve the job of a genius like Ferdinand Porsche, even if who wants to improve it is another genius like Giovanni Michelotti. Indeed the result is quite odd but not beautiful. This Porsche 356 T6 coupé, the … Continue reading

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A special one: 1957 Alfa Romeo 1900 CSS by Ghia-Aigle

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Ghia-Aigle was a subsidiary of the well known Ghia of Turin, Italy, which opened in Aigle (Switzerland) another shop in 1948. This became indipendent from Ghia in 1953 and then started to build car bodies under its own name. Many … Continue reading

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Mixin’ italians/2: 1967 Fiat 1500 GT Coupé by Ghia

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This Fiat 1500 GT Coupé built fifty years ago by Ghia coachworks is said to be one of the 50 imported, back then, by Grimm brothers of Detroit who were the official importer of these special cars. That’s a car … Continue reading

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The golden rule: 1959 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia Cabriolet

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The sticker on the rear bumper is clear: “Who has the gold makes the rule”. Well, you need gold to rebuild this car but it’s a “Lowlight” KG Cabrio and it’s definitely worth it. Ineed the fist series of the … Continue reading

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#123: 1957 Dual Ghia

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How rare is to find a Dual Ghia for sale, but even rare is to find one which has not yet displayed in some elegance concours because it’s under restoration. This is the #123 or, if you prefer, the 23rd … Continue reading

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Solid and rare: 1967 Fiat 1500 GT Coupé by Ghia

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We admit that the name on the title is not 100% correct as this model was actually built by Ghia without any commission by Fiat, however in this way it’s easier to match the origin of this car. This is … Continue reading

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Less than ten: 1954 Fiat 1100 TV Coupé by Ghia

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As usual, it’s very difficult to know the correct number of how many of these coachbuilt Fiat were made and it’s even more difficult to know how many still survive: some source say that 6 only of these are known … Continue reading

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Low gravity, Lower chassis: 1955 Karmann Ghia Coupè

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We are perfectly aware that these cars aren’t much loved by most people but a small bunch of passionate fans but, because we are part of these, it was obligatory for us to publish this very early KG. Very early … Continue reading

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Red and light: 1954 Fiat 1100 TV by Ghia

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This is not the only special 1100 TV made by Ghia, but for sure it’s so rare that much time will pass before you’ll see another one for sale. Then, other than being extremely rare, this particular car looks exceptionally … Continue reading

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