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Super patina: 1962 Lancia Flaminia Coupé by Pininfarina

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When we think at a classic car with patina, we think at a car like this one: that’s not a wreck covered with dust but a one owner car which has always been driven. Of course we’ve no proof that … Continue reading

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Everything matches: 1958 Porsche 356A

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What we have here is a 356A which belonged to the same owner for 45 years and it is said to be completely original with the exception of the paint which has been re-sprayed in the original Ivory shade 20 … Continue reading

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Back to life: 1964 Sunbeam Tiger

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This Sunbeam Tiger is, for the uninitiated, a little british roadster pushed by an american V8: basically what you see is not what you hear. The seller says that this is a true survivor as it has been stored since … 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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Patina monster/2: 1949 Cadillac Series 62 Convertible

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This Caddy really fulfills the “patina” concept: it’s a survivor in stunnig conditions, especially when you think that it came out from the factory 68 years ago. The seller says that  this convertible is originally from Florida, and that it was … Continue reading

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Whiteout: 1965 Lancia Flavia Sport by Zagato

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Lancia again. This time though, it is not a “common” Flaminia but a rare Flavia Zagato with an even rare color combo: the seller says that’s white on white but that’s not correct. Indeed the paint is Santa Anita Ivory … Continue reading

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Old chap: 1967 Fiat 600 Multipla

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Among all the 600 Multipla seen for sale so far, this looks the most original of the bunch and, indeed, the seller says that this car is as original as it came out of the factory. By the way the … Continue reading

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It’s original once: 1962 Lancia Flaminia Coupé by Pininfarina

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Here is another car which doesn’t need a full restoration: it oozes “patina” from every spot and it looks as original as it leaved the factory 55 years ago. Of course it is not a driveable car as it is … Continue reading

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Barely driven/2: 1984 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Turbodelta

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Dry weight of 1035 kgs (2281 lbs), 170 hp, one turbocharger, 341 units made, one color available: these are the numbers belonging to one of the rarest Alfa made between 1983 and 1984. Of course the engine of his car … Continue reading

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Crazy mileage: 1962 Invader GT

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This car is a time capsule from the time when people had a wide choice among not only mass produced cars, but also among a galaxy of small producers of fiberglass cars, mostly based on the VW Beetle platform. This … Continue reading

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