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Sacrilege: 1970 Lamborghini Espada

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Would you like to be the most hated participant at your local Cars and Coffee? This Espada is the thing for you. Of course we perfectly understand the reason of these modifications: we still remember well when these cars, no … Continue reading

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Not steel: 1957 Byers Special SR100

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Dual carbs, Navarro intake, Thickstun heads on a flathead Ford V8 is what pushes this beautiful fiberglass roaster built in 1957. Actually this is another fiberglass car published in a very short amount of time but, unfortunetely, we can’t decide … Continue reading

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A mighty one: 1950 Simca 8 Sport Convertible

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We have never hidden our passion for the Simca 8, and that’s still true even for this particular car which has some special features. Indeed this is not a common Simca equipped with the inline-four, 1100 c.c. engine derived from … Continue reading

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Early V8: 1971 Alfa Romeo Montreal

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There are many Montreals for sale just now, but we’ve chosen to publish this particular one for more than one reason. Indeed there are some features of this car which can distinguish it from many others on the market today: … Continue reading

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Rare bird: 1961 Falcon V8 2dr Wagon

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This ’61 Falcon Station wagon two-door is said to be a rare car and, indeed, after some internet searches we’ve found very few specimens for sale around. The seller says that this car has been completely restored after having been … Continue reading

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Misinterpretation: 1958 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider Veloce

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Veloce means “Fast”, so this car in particular (chassis #1495F*03305) should be very fast as it is powered by a 350 c.i. Chevrolet engine and an automatic transmission. Of course purists (and not only) will have goosebumps watching how deep this car … Continue reading

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So many books: 1972 Alfa Romeo Montreal

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The Alfa Romeo Montreal doesn’t need any presentation as, once seen one in person, you will not forget it until you close your eyes for good. However, while 3,000 were made, not much of them still survive and every car … Continue reading

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The Glaserati: 1967 Glas 2600 V8

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It’s not so hard to understand why this rare car was called “Glaserati”: the designer of this car – Pietro frua who was also a known coachbuilder – was probably a bit lazy so the car looks something in the … Continue reading

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Muscles in disguise: 1969 Mercedes 300 SEL 6.3

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This Mercedes was, back then, the top notch car that money could buy, if you were looking for a four door car. Indeed it was extremely expensive: it wa sone of the favourite car of the Formula one drivers of the … Continue reading

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Uncertain birth: 1952 Ford Cométe

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Once again the seller of this car didn’t talk about the build year of this european Ford, but the front grille looks like the one installed on The Monte Carlo model so this car should have been produced between 1953 … Continue reading

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