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Once was stone: 1960 Porsche 356 B T5 Roadster

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Stone grey was the original color of this 356B T5 Roadster (chassis #87324) that has seen, during its story, many paint layers that overlapped: the last one is the white one. Other than many paint layers, there is also the … Continue reading

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Downsizing: 1950 Jaguar XK120 O.T.S. “Alloy”

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This car is the 110th XK120 which came out of the Coventry factory and, as an early car, is one of the very few dressed with an alloy body, making it a special one. The astonishing thing is that the … Continue reading

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More air: 1962 Porsche 356 B T6 Roadster “Twin Grille”

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There is a small series of these 356 Roadster, build both on the T5 and T6 version, which had two grilles on the engine lid instead of one only. This was made in order to provide more cooling to the … Continue reading

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Belgian made: 1962 Porsche 356 B T5 Roadster

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Just like many 356 Roadster, also this T5 (cassis #89472) has been built by the belgian shop D’Itieren which, many could not know, is still in the business. D’Itieren is indeed one of the oldest – maybe the oldest – … Continue reading

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Yellow find: 1964 jaguar E-Type 3.8 O.T.S.

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This first series E-Type with its original Primerose Yellow paint is said to be a California barn find stored since 1979, with one owner only and 53k original miles on the back. Other than being original it has also the … Continue reading

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Not steel: 1957 Byers Special SR100

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Dual carbs, Navarro intake, Thickstun heads on a flathead Ford V8 is what pushes this beautiful fiberglass roaster built in 1957. Actually this is another fiberglass car published in a very short amount of time but, unfortunetely, we can’t decide … Continue reading

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Bare metal: 1959 ACE Bristol Roadster

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The mother of the Shelby Cobra was not born with a V8 inside but with a sophisticated inline-six, twin cam engine like the one which pushes this car (chassis #BEX1071) which is said to have been off-road since 1978. As … Continue reading

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Dutch oddball: 1985 Heynsdyk 2500 SF

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We always liked who thinks “out of the box” like the builder of this roadster based on the solid Porsche 944 components: the transaxle Porsche is indeed known as a car with a great handling, in this case it had … Continue reading

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A matter of dime: 1953 Jaguar XK120 O.T.S.

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The seller says that this car is a very easy project as its body is plenty of dime-size issues which can be easily fixed: more than a project, we see a car which can be driven as is. Actually the … Continue reading

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Blue powder: 1961 Porsche 356 B T5 Roadster

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This Aetna Blue 356 Roadster looks like no one has driven it since long time but, at the same time, it looks in healthy conditions and it has also a great color combo. Even though the factory color chart of … Continue reading

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