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Gunmetal green: 1961 Lancia Flaminia GT Coupé by Touring

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Of course, there is no Gunmetal Green color: the original color of this Flaminia Touring was Gunmetal Gray, covered at some point by an emerald-green paint that, all in all, is not bad. This model is one of the first … Continue reading

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Plastic Fantastic: 1954 Kaiser Darrin 161

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1954 was the only year of production of this strange roadster, built in fiberglass by Kaiser Motors and equipped with a six-cylinder Ford engine. In 1952 Henry J. Kaiser, the founder of the company of the same name, had decided … Continue reading

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Alabama 901: 1965 Porsche 911

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This Porsche 911 (chassis # 300827) belongs to the first series, called “901” by the brand experts because the latter is the name that Porsche had decided to assign, until Peugeot reminded Porsche that the names composed of three numbers … Continue reading

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Transporter inside: 1952 Porsche 356 Coupé

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This 1952 Porsche 356 is certainly in worse condition than the other two pre-a published in the last two weeks, yet it is still in one piece and also quite complete. The state of the body is evident to everyone, … Continue reading

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Southern dust: 1952 Lancia Aurelia B21

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As we know, and as we have reiterated several times, South America often holds surprises, particularly about classic Italian cars. The surprise of this time is a Lancia Aurelia of 1952, so a B21 probably, but certainly not: it could … Continue reading

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No emel: 1961 Porsche 356B T5 Coupé

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Few days ago we’ve found a photo of a totaled Porsche 356B T5 and we posted it onto our FB page: that photo belongs to an actual ad. The car is almost irrecoverable: in fact it is, but at a … Continue reading

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Faded royal: 1961 Porsche 356B T5 S Cabriolet

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This 356 T5 (you recognize it from the pointed front bonnet and the absence of the external filler nozzle) was born with a very nice color, Royal Blue, now faded.   However, this specimen remained as mother Porsche did it, … Continue reading

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Autumn stash: Two 1964 Sabra GT Coupé

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In the past we have published articles on the Sabra Roadster because they were the only ones we found on sale: this time it is a coupe, or rather, two coupes. These two Sabra are not only the same model … Continue reading

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Rest in pieces/2: 1967 Maserati Mistral 4.0

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What we have here is a Maserati Mistral – with a four liter engine – disassembled years ago to be modified: fortunately for the car, the project to modify it has failed. A substantial part of the project concerned in … Continue reading

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Evolution of the species: 1970 Varela Andino GT

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After a few weeks we return to Argentina to find a very rare car: it was designed and built by Louis Varela and equipped with a Renault engine, transmission and suspension. Being a small producer, Varela appropriately decided that his … Continue reading

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