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Hen’s teeth: 1948 Fiat 1100 BL Giardiniera by Monviso

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First time we see this car for real, and probably the last time we’ll see one for many years . It’s a very rare “Giardiniera” built by Monviso coachworks on a Fiat 1100 BL chassis. Indeed so far we have … Continue reading

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Push-Me-Pull-You/2: 1957 Ford Fairlane Station Wagon

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Ok, maybe this car is not a station wagon anymore as it has been rebuilt welding two ’57 Ford Fairlane front clip in order to build a “palindrome” car, like the VW Beetle published here a little more than two … Continue reading

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Free delivery: 1957 Peugeot 403 Familiale

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What’s really odd here is not the car itself, of course, but how come this 403 Familiale (french for Station Wagon) is in Michigan. Indeed you don’t find this car behind every corner even in its native country, so it’s strange … Continue reading

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Rare bird: 1961 Falcon V8 2dr Wagon

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This ’61 Falcon Station wagon two-door is said to be a rare car and, indeed, after some internet searches we’ve found very few specimens for sale around. The seller says that this car has been completely restored after having been … Continue reading

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Enough space: 1966 Fiat 1100D Familiare

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The enormous number of variations based on the Fiat 1100 platform included, of course, a station wagon body, actually already made on the 1100-103 model of the late fifties and then continued until the early seventies. This station wagon, called … Continue reading

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Steel, vinyl & wood: 1953 Chrysler New Yorker Town and Country

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To the eye of many this could seem on of the many big american station wagon of the fifties, but in fact this is maybe the rarest of them all. It’s called New Yorker Town and Country and the first thing … Continue reading

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Isabella’s cousin: 1958 Goliath Kombi 1100 Estate

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The first impression we had of this car, once seen the (blurry) photo taken from the front end, was of a Borgward Isabella, then we found out that this is her cousin, built by the Borgward subsidiary, the Goliath-Werke Borgward & … Continue reading

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Nordic design: 1973 Volvo P1800 ES

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This stylish station wagon was made in the last production year for this model after, more or less, 8,000 units built; actually this car is a design masterpiece even now: try to figure out how this car could look 40 … Continue reading

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