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Since ’76: 1963 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint Speciale

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They’re still out there. When you think you’ll never find anymore an SS to restore, a new one pops up from darkness. What we have here is a Giulia Sprint Speciale which is said to have been with the same … Continue reading

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High roof: 1964 Lancia Flaminia GTL 2800 3C Coupé by Touring

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More or less just 300 GTL were built from 1963 to 1965; only three cars were equipped with the 2.5 litre engine, all the other specimens had the more powerful 2.8 litre engine equipped with three Weber carburetors. The car … Continue reading

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Start right: 1963 Alfa Romeo 2600 Sprint

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The 2600 Sprint has always been the Cinderella among the Alfa Romeo production of the sixties: ok it is a coupé but it never had the “sporty” attitude of the GT stepnose and so it has been underrated so far. … Continue reading

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Desert italian: 1962 Lancia Flavia Convertibile by Vignale

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This gift from the Mesa is a Flavia Convertibile built by Vignale in 1962, a quite rare car to find in these conditions even in Italy, never mind in the U.S. However, here it is: the seller says that this … Continue reading

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V8 power: 1965 Jensen C-V8 III

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We often see these Jensen CV-8 for sale but, basically every time, they are RHD cars and that makes them less attractive for the countries out of the Commonwealth. This one is one of the two LHD cars produced in 1965. … Continue reading

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Blinded and striped: 1957 Fiat 600 Coupé by Viotti

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Just when you believe you will not see another 600 by Viotti for sale for a long time to come, here is another one which pops up to a few hundred kilometers away. This time though, the car is in … Continue reading

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Spotted: 1960 Lancia Flaminia 2500 GT Coupé by Touring

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This Lancia Flaminia Coupé built by touring has been clearly neglected for many years, many of which has been probably passed in UK which the plate belongs. However, the car is a LHD Flaminia so probably this car wasn’t sold … Continue reading

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Belt driven/2: 1967 Glas 1700 GT

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The Glas 1700 GT was probably the first road car equipped with a belt driven SOH camshaft; actually it was a little but sophisticated car which was sold for a couple of year before adopting the BMW badge. Few were … Continue reading

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Black bull: 1969 Lamborghini Espada

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The first series of the Espada, in our opinion, is the best: as many first series it has the most lovable details like the odd dashboard and the knock-off wheels. This is black and not running. The car is said … Continue reading

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Rare bird: 1966 Alfa Romeo 2600 Sprint by Zagato

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This car is a rare bird indeed as very few were produced (105 units) and many were destroyed during the oil crisis of the early seventies: a 2.6 liter engine was actually a big displacement for the european market in … Continue reading

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