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Three countries job: 1940 Fiat 508 C “Balilla” Cabriolet by Glaser

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An Italian car, set up by a German coachbuilder and for sale in Norway: this is the synopsis of this very rare (and beautiful) Fiat 508 C Cabriolet. It is the first Balilla Cabriolet Glaser ever seen for sale (at … Continue reading

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Same lady since ’92: 1963 Jaguar E-Type 3.8 FHC

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It is becoming increasingly rare (as with all classic cars) to find an E-Type first series that has survived the passing of time and the rearrangements of previous owners. This seems to be one of those survivors. The seller says … Continue reading

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Gunmetal green: 1961 Lancia Flaminia GT Coupé by Touring

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Of course, there is no Gunmetal Green color: the original color of this Flaminia Touring was Gunmetal Gray, covered at some point by an emerald-green paint that, all in all, is not bad. This model is one of the first … Continue reading

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Horizontal fan: 1970 Porsche 917K replica by Norwood

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How do you get a 12-cylinder engine? You design it from scratch or, more simply, merge two 6-cylinder engines. The latter is the solution that, more or less, Porsche has adopted to build the 917 engine. And it is also … Continue reading

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Hardtop equipped: 1963 René Bonnét Le Mans Cabriolet

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It has happened sometimes to write an article about a René Bonnét Le Mans and, whenever we find one for sale, especially a cabriolet, we will do it again, just because we like this car. Indeed, despite not having the … Continue reading

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Italian oddball: 1972 Frua Monte Carlo 1300 GT

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This too, like the car published yesterday, is a very rare car. Indeed, it is probably a unique example even if we do not have the certainty as these particular cars were produced on commission and highly customized. It’s a … Continue reading

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One of one: 1951 Gilco 205 MM by Zagato

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This very rare (unique, actually) small spider was built using a Gilco tubular frame and dressed by Zagato. You will not see many others like this around, that’s for sure. Indeed, this car belongs to the large family of special … Continue reading

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Columbo’s favorite: 1958 Peugeot 403 Cabriolet by Pininfarina

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This car is not only the same model used by Lieutenant Columbo in the homonymous TV series, but it also seems to be painted in a similar color and in very similar conditions. It is a Peueot 403 Cabriolet, built … Continue reading

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Plastic Fantastic: 1954 Kaiser Darrin 161

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1954 was the only year of production of this strange roadster, built in fiberglass by Kaiser Motors and equipped with a six-cylinder Ford engine. In 1952 Henry J. Kaiser, the founder of the company of the same name, had decided … Continue reading

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Alabama 901: 1965 Porsche 911

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This Porsche 911 (chassis # 300827) belongs to the first series, called “901” by the brand experts because the latter is the name that Porsche had decided to assign, until Peugeot reminded Porsche that the names composed of three numbers … Continue reading

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