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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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Original stuff: 195? Fiat 1100/103 TV Trasformabile

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This car puzzles us. First of all because it’s said to be a 1953 car: in that year the 1100/103 was just released but the first Trasformabile was sold in 1955. Ok the year could be wrong but the strange … Continue reading

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Fading lines: 1969 Francis Lombardi Grand Prix

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This is not the first time that we publish one of these specials based on the Fiat 850 chassis and engine, however it’s the first time we see one preserved like this one. Indeed the seller doesn’t say much about … Continue reading

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Matching #, tools and books: 1977 Porsche 911S 2.7

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This sunroof equipped, 911S is said to be a matching numbers car painted in a very rare color: it is indeed rare as not many like it, personally I like it just because it’s not usual. We believe that the … Continue reading

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It’s original once: 1960 Lancia Flaminia GT Coupé by Touring

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According to the seller, this Flaminia GT built by Touring is one of the first built, it has a low chassis number (not provided) and is is said to be basically unrestored. “Basically” because the seller says that the car … Continue reading

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Silver bullet: 1968 Maserati Ghibli

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We’ve seen many Ghibli in the last years: some (very few) nut-and-bolt restored, some wreks and many said to be in “original conditions” which, at the end of the day, means “to be restored”. This one though, is maybe one … Continue reading

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Garage needed: 1964 Porsche 356 SC

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The seller of this 356 SC says that the car has a matching numbers engine and that it sleeps in his mom’s garage since 12 years ago, unfortunately his mom wants her garage back. The car should’t be bad at … Continue reading

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Blank engine: 1954 Porsche 356 Speedster

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This Porsche Speedster is titled as a 1955 car but actually, because of the chassis #80087, it is one of the first batch of 200 cars built from September to December of 1954, making it a valuable car. Unfortunately the … Continue reading

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