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June 24, 2017

Archives for February 2016

The Small Scale Miura – The Neri & Bonacini Nembo GT

Written and translated from Italian by Giacomo Arosio 1966 was a very important year in the italian sports car scene. The new Lamborghini Miura represented a true revolution and it shook up the technical principles of the time. The engine was … [Read more...]

The Lamborghini Espada Would Be A Cool Car To Own

by Mike - Introduced in 1967 the Lamborghini Espapa was styled by Marcello Gandini of Bertone and based on the Marzal show car and the Bertone Pirana, a rebodied Jaguar E-type, both Gandini’s designs. This was Lamborghini’s most successful car … [Read more...]

Why The Big Difference In Value Between The Maserati Bora and The Iso Grifo?

by Mike -  At the Palo Alto Concours d'Elegance a few years ago a beautiful green 1973 Maserati Bora was parked next to a beautiful red 1974 Iso Grifo Series 2. It started me thinking about why there is such a large gap in … [Read more...]

More Photos Of The 1955 Vignale Fiat 8V

by Mike - The article yesterday, The Motel Fiat – An Unrestored Treasure, by Wallace Wyss about a 1955 Vignale Fiat 8V was popular and unfortunately the author had only one photo. Lucky for us reader, Chris Pascoe, sent in these photos from … [Read more...]

The Motel Fiat – An Unrestored Treasure

by Wallace Wyss I first saw the car at Concorso Italiano, I think in 2011. I admired the shape of the bodywork though it had paint flaking off its body. This was a car heavy in patina, y’might say. Fiats are largely mass produced … [Read more...]

Yet Another Car I have Never Heard Of – The Rometsch Beeskow Sports Cabriolet

by Mike - This is quite an attractive little car that I have never heard of before built using a Volkswagen chassis and engine. It has an elegant style that may have influenced other car designers. I am sure that many of you are familiar with … [Read more...]

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