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Old acquaintance: 1959 Italia 2000 by Vignale

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We know this car, we have even seen it in person and we must admit that it’s a great specimen, even if some details could be improved. According to the Italia 2000 page on Facebook, this should have the Vignale … Continue reading

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A red one: 1961 Italia 2000 by Vignale

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Here it is a car we know well: not this one in particular but, not to be presumptuous, we basically know everything about the Italia 2000. This one is now for sale but we have already seen it for sale; not … Continue reading

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Almost Daytona: 1960 Caribee TR-4

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This is the very first time we see this kit car about which we don’t know anything but that it’s based on Triumph TR-4 Engine and chassis.  But, apart from its platform which is for sure very reliable and easy … Continue reading

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Painstakingly maintained: 1963 Italia 2000 Coupé by Vignale

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This is said to be one of the last Italia 2000 made and indeed is equipped with a Triumph TR3-B engine with a 2200 cc. displacement. As one of the last cars made, we’d expect to see the external fuel … Continue reading

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Seller submission: One-off 1957 Triumph TR3 “Berlinetta”

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The seller of this one-off fiberglass berlinetta based on a 1957 Triumph TR3 chassis is a usual Classic Virus reader and he’s a true classic cars enthusiast. He submitted to us this nice car which body was made probably in … Continue reading

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#46: 1960 Triumph Italia 2000 Coupé by Vignale

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Here it is another Italia 2000, this time with body #46. It is speculated to be a former italian car (like the 90% of all Italia 2000 produced) and to have been restored in 1998 and then imported in Netherlands. … Continue reading

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Strange color: 1960 Triumph Italia 2000 Coupé by Vignale

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This pretty Italia 2000 (Vignale body #30) is said to have been registered new in Madrid and that it has 88,000 kms from new, which is quite plausible on such car. The most curious thing on this car is the … Continue reading

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Waiting for a savior: 1960 Triumph Italia 2000 Coupé by Vignale

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And here it is another Italia 2000 which pops out of darkness. The seller doesn’t say anything about the car itself: just few words to tell again the well known history of these cars and the relationships among Ruffino, Michelotti … Continue reading

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#95: 1960 Triumph Italia 2000 Coupé by Vignale

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One of the best things of the classic cars hobby is that your certainties are continuously questioned. In this particular case, just when we thought to know (or, at least, to have seen) all the Italia 2000 survived so far, … Continue reading

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Michelotti job: 1960 Triumph Italia 2000 Coupé by Vignale

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In 1959, Salvatore Ruffino commissioned to Giovanni Michelotti, the top-notch italian car designer at the time, the task to design a sport coupé based on Triumph TR3 chassis and engine. The grey car in the photo is the result of … Continue reading

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