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True survivor: 1965 Sunbeam Tiger

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The seller of this Sunbeam Tiger claims to have bought the car from a dot-com guy in San Francisco some year ago, and that the car is a real survivor. The person from whom he bought it, in fact, was … Continue reading

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Doppelgänger: 1975 Bitter Diplomat CD

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For the umpteenth time we are faced with a car that is very rarely sold, and is also unknown to most. This car was actually an idea born from Opel which, in a very similar version, presented it at the … Continue reading

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Protein cure: 1964 Sunbeam Tiger

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The intent of many car builders during the 60s and 70s was to build beautiful, powerful but not overly expensive cars, and there was only one way to achieve this. In fact, the solution consisted of coupling a European body, … Continue reading

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Black tie: 1967 Maserati Quattroporte

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Ethan, the seller of this car, told us about the ad on eBay and, being this a Maserati Quattroporte, we could not exempt ourselves from publishing it. To be precise it is a 1967 Quattroporte first series, equipped with the … Continue reading

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Hofmeister kink: 1963 BMW 3200 CS by Bertone

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This is one of the rarest BMWs ever made: it is a 3200 CS produced in just over 600 examples of which few survive today. The reason for the poor commercial success of this car was certainly not due to … Continue reading

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Sacrilege: 1972 Porsche 911 V8

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Porsche enthusiasts are the most intransigent in terms of changes made to 911 so, clearly, the idea of replacing the original engine with an American V8 would give them goosebumps. Yet there is someone who, in terms of modifications, does … Continue reading

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Transplanted: 1969 Aston Martin DBS

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This Aston Martin DBS is one of the few cars produced with the right hand drive (the seller claims that only 181 were produced with this configuration), has an uncommon color for an Aston and also another peculiarity. The engine … Continue reading

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Highway mothership: 1969 Maserati Mexico

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Back at the end of the sixties, there were very few options to ride fast and confrortable in a four seater car: one of those was for sure the Maserati Mexico. Expensive to buy and to maintain (other than to … Continue reading

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Almost complete: 1967 BMW-Glas V8 3000

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This big coupé was the swan song of Glas, even though ths particular model was built when Glas was already been overtaken by BMW, indeed this has a 3,000 c.c. engine instead of the Glas 2,600 c.c. unit. This car … Continue reading

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Real thing: 1932 Ford B Roadster Drag Car

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This kind of car is not the cup of tea of euro classic cars nuts, with the exception of the Northern Europe, but nowadays it’s really hard to find cars like this one. That’s because this is a real relic … Continue reading

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