Hybrid works: 1965 ISO Rivolta IR 300

Hybrid works: 1965 ISO Rivolta IR 300

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This elegant and stylish coupé was the result of the effort put toghether by Renzo Rivolta and his engineer Giotto Bizzarrini to built a fast coupé. Actually this car was designed not to deal with Ferrari’s but with a smaller concurrent like the Fiat 2300 Coupè.

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However in the end  this was much more powerful and expensive than the top-notch Fiat of that period, so Ferrari became its natural…

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Rest in pieces: 1957 Alfa Romeo 1900 CSS by Touring

Rest in pieces: 1957 Alfa Romeo 1900 CSS by Touring

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This car looks like a desperate case but we’ve seen cars in worse conditions than this one and, never forget it, it’s still a 3rd series Super Sprint.

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So what we have here is a dismantled car (chassis #10475), maybe because the owner gave up on restoring it. We can understand him because this is a giant task as there is much work to be done and because it takes a lot of study to complete this…

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Once was expensive: 1964 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint Speciale

Once was expensive: 1964 Alfa Romeo Giulia Sprint Speciale

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No later than two years ago, a Giulia SS priced like this one was positioned at the top end of the market: in this moment it’s the cheapest SS that money can buy, and basically one of the last “not project cars” under $100k.

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That’s good for a long term owner who has seen his asset value increased, that’s bad for all that bunch of Alfa lovers who are seeing these cars increasingly unattainable.…

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Farewell James

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Yesterday James Garner, 86, passed away. By most is known to be on of the Hollywood stars of the “Golden era”, but many don’t know that he was a real car guy, not less then his famous collegue, Steve McQueen.

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He not only had many beautiful cars but also some special cars were built on his demand. More info can easily be found on the web so it’s useless to repeat them here: this is just a…

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