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Torqueless Wonder: 1973 Jensen Healey

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The Lotus 907 engine installed in this Jensen Healey was called “The Torqueless Wonder” for its lack of bottom end but good high end horsepower. Certainly the behavior does not surprise us: ask for 144 bhp to a 2000 c.c. … Continue reading

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Later style: 1955 WD Denzel 1300

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This very special roadster is not for sale through a simple announcement, but it is one of the lots of an auction to be held in September, in a beautiful place south of Lisbon, Portugal. The auction is about a … Continue reading

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Restored rarity: 1958 Alken D2 Roadster

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We have often published kit-cars produced with fiberglass body built between the mid-fifties and mid-seventies, and among all those published this is perhaps the one we like most. This is the body produced by the Alken Corporation, founded in venice, … Continue reading

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Unknown issue: 1965 Jaguar E-Type 4.2 O.T.S.

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Another E-Type Jaguar? Why not? In the end it is an icon of the automotive industry and, last but not least, it is beautiful. But if the E-Type roadster looks beautiful in picture you should see one live: now we … Continue reading

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Cratfsmanship masterpiece: 1961 Porsche 356B Spider by Zagato

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Sometimes it happens to stumble on very special cars, not so much for their origins but for those who have modified them later. In fact, this car was born in 1961 as a “common” Porsche 356B and probably lived a … Continue reading

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Custom built: 1956 Porsche 356 “Sportolet”

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We remember very well this car when it was for sale in the USA, a few years ago, just because it is a very nice and very well done special. Of course it will make many purists cringe but they … Continue reading

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Recommissioned: 1967 Datsun Sports 1600 Roadster

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The Datsun Sports 1600 (also known as “Fairlady”) has enjoyed some success in the USA and, given its characteristics, would have been successful in Europe too if it had been officially imported. This model was designed by Albrecht Graf von … Continue reading

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Funny car: 1961 Porsche 356 T5 Hardtop “Sprint”

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This 356 T5 was born as a Karmann Hardtop, so that means that it was basically a Cabriolet with a metal hardtop welded on the body: the actual owner removed it but he didn’t stop here. Indeed he tried to … Continue reading

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Haifa car: 1963 Autocars Sabra Sport Roadster

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The only car producer of Israel was Autocars Co. Ltd. founded in Haifa and, among other models, they’ve built the Sabra Sport both in Coupé and Roadster version. This particular car, of course a Roadster, is said to heve been … Continue reading

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American aluminium: 1951 Nash Healey LeMans

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Before the Chevrolet Corvette there was no american sports car but the Nash Healey Le Mans, built thanks to a joint venture between the refigrator maker Kelvinator, and the british automaker Donald Healey. The joint venture with a british company … Continue reading

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