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Unexpected rotary: 1965 Glas 1700 GT

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The Glas 1700 GT is a rare car as these were produced for no longer than a couple of years, of course seeing one with a rotary engine instead of its inline-four cylinder engine is even rarer. So here we … Continue reading

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Belt driven/2: 1967 Glas 1700 GT

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The Glas 1700 GT was probably the first road car equipped with a belt driven SOH camshaft; actually it was a little but sophisticated car which was sold for a couple of year before adopting the BMW badge. Few were … 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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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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Hope green: 1967 Glas 1700 GT

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It’s rare to spot a Glas GT in the U.S.A. as few were delivered into the country: you can imagine how many may have survived so far. This is one of those. Tjis “typical” barn find is one of the last … Continue reading

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The Glaserati: 1967 Glas 2600 V8

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It’s not so hard to understand why this rare car was called “Glaserati”: the designer of this car – Pietro frua who was also a known coachbuilder – was probably a bit lazy so the car looks something in the … Continue reading

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The Boring job: 1965 Glas 1300 GT

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Ok, this Glas is not as rare as its later cousin, the BMW 1600 GT, but it is basically the same car and still it’s not common at all. After having put down a brief history of Glas, the seller says that … Continue reading

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Kiwi anyway: 1957 Glas Goggomobil Dart

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It’s the first time (again!) that we see this car, although we know Glas company, at least for their products made during the sixties. However, we didn’t know this car so far and we must admit that it’s absolutely lovely, … Continue reading

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