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Unusual bimmer: 1979 Alpina B7 Turbo

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This Alpina B7 Turbo started its life as a common BMW 630 CSi – factory code E24 – then was given by Alpina a complete treatment, involving both the engine and the exterior. Back then these were extremely expensive cars … Continue reading

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Suspended animation: 1974 BMW 2002 Turbo

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One of the 1,672 specimens of 2002 Turbo ever built is laying in a yard, waiting for someone who brings it back to its previous glory. Many of these cars had a sad ending because they had the bad luck … Continue reading

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450 RWHP: 1970 BMW 2800 CS Turbo

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This 2800 CS was born with a quieter nature than now, indeed it has acquired a little more grunt thanks to a bigger engine fed by a big turbocharger. The changes don’t stop to the engine: five speed gearbox, front … Continue reading

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7.5 seconds: 1981 Renault 5 Alpine Turbo

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Seeing a car – that I used to see along the streets when I was young – slowly becoming a classic, makes me somehow unconfortable but I presume that I can’t do anything to stop all of this so here … Continue reading

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800 hp: 1972 BMW 3.0 CS Turbo

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This car is actually a 3.5 litre CS because the original engine have been swapped with a later Motorsport 3.5 unit which, on top of that, is fed by a big turbocharger. All these things together are said to produce … 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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Incomplete description: 1974 BMW 2002 Turbo

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What I’ve never understood it’s how come I always find the car of my dreams in the wrong moment. This car is advertised as a “simple” BMW 2002, but when you read the description you spot the magic word: “Turbo”. … Continue reading

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Turbo equipped: 1972 Alfa Romeo GTV 2000

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“Very potent” are the words used by the owner (and seller) to describe this resto-mod GTV 2000. He says that this car was built by NW Alfa Romeo Club Competition director in a specialized shop located in Seattle, WA, in … Continue reading

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Wider than usual: 1973 BMW 2002 Turbo

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Finally we can consider this the “Bavarian Week”, which ends with this 2002 Turbo in need of some care, but with a quite good overall look. The seller says that this was sold new in Germany and then exported to … Continue reading

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