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September 24, 2021

Archives for July 2011

Fiat Dino Spider – The Overlooked Classic?

by Mike -  The Fiat Dino Spider was introduced at the Turin Motor Show in 1966 and the Fiat Dino Coupe was introduced at the Geneva Motor Show in 1967. The V6 engine was a Ferrari design with a 2-liter displacement producing 158 hp using a … [Read more...]

Mogulaire Concours d’Elegance – July 23, 2011

by Mike -  This was the first year for the Mogulaire Concours d'Elegance and I suspect that it may be the last year. The general admission fee was $100 or 69 Euros, 61 pounds sterling, 11,505 Icelandic Krona, (I have friends visiting from Iceland … [Read more...]

Dino 246 GT – Only 6 Cylinders!

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Fun In The Sun!

by Mike -  We attended a car show yesterday in Los Gatos, California that turned out much better than I had expected. It was called "European Style meets American Classic", was hosted by Aldo Maresca and John Scalmanini and was a … [Read more...]

European Style with American Muscle

by Mike -  My new book, European Style with American Muscle, is available in paperback or eBook format. Cars with American engines and European chassis and body designs have gained respect in the classic car collector world and the car world in … [Read more...]

Hudson Hornet – A Classic, Near Original

by Mike -  In the early 1950s the Hudson was a formidable competitor in NASCAR. The Hudson Hornet dominated stock car racing in those days when the cars were actually real stock cars and not special built racecars. In 1952 Marshall Teague … [Read more...]