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Larkspur barn find: 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible

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The world of classic cars, at least for what concerns us, is not just about cars produced in Europe but also iconic cars like this one, produced in the USA. As many (but not all) will know, this is a … Continue reading

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Amusement ride: 1960 Autopia

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Well, this is not a car in the sense that we all generally mean, but we know very well that true classic car enthusiasts are first and foremost romantics who like objects like this. This micro car comes indeed from … Continue reading

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Less is less: 1953 Porsche 356

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Peter Behrens (a godfather figure to the young architect Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe) taught us to eliminate unnecessary bells and whistles, thus minimizing the separation of form and function. And we believe that’s true, but without exaggerating: the one … Continue reading

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Ultra light: 1957 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Veloce

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The Giulietta Sprint Veloce was built by Alfa Romeo with aluminum and perspex parts to make it lighter. This particular car is even lighter. A note: the seller calls it “Alleggerita” (lightened) but nowhere, and in no official document the … Continue reading

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Plenty of rust: 1959 Abarth 750 Spyder by Allemano

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The seller of this Abarth 750 Spyder, built almost 60 years ago by Allemano, leaves no room for interpretation: the car is plenty of rust. Obviously he’s speaking about the frame as the body (partly sawed in the front) is … Continue reading

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Full size: 1965 Alfa Romeo 2600 Spider by Touring

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Today the equation to find the value of a car to be restored is simple: take the same well-restored car, subtract the average cost of restoration and here is the price. Also in this case this equation has certainly been … Continue reading

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Balls and squirrels: 1964 Porsche 356 C Coupé

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This Porsche 356 C wreck was a car that ran regularly on the streets of California, then, for some years, it has become the home of a squirrel. The seller says that this squirrel is willing to leave his home … Continue reading

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B.Y.O.E: 1963 Porsche 356 T6 Coupé

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Bring your own engine if you are interested in buying this Porsche 356 as it does not have it. Just like it has happened for many 356 in the past the engine has been removed, probably to be fixed, and … Continue reading

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Rolling SS: Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint Speciale

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This is one of the few Giulietta Sprint Speciale that is still in “restore” condition, which is a great thing. Unfortunately, as often happens, the most interesting cars for sale have a short description and, in this case, only one … Continue reading

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Two plates: 1966 Fiat 1300S Coupé by Vignale

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This car has two different license plates: an old Italian one in front and a California black license plate on the back as it is one of the very rare 1300S Vignale imported in the United States. Unfortunately, there are … Continue reading

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