Porsche – Ghia Saloon

29 Aug 2020
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12

Abarth – 1600 Coupè

23 Aug 2020
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26

Fiat – 1500 Coupè Ellena

23 Aug 2020
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26

Fiat – 1500 Cabriolet Savio

13 Jul 2020
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136

This 4 seater Fiat 1500 Cabriolet build by Savio as one-off was sold, after it was unveiled at the ’62 Turin Auto Show, to the italian television channel RAI Uno which used it to film the “Giro d’Italia”. Also a 2 seater Spider version was build.

Plymouth – Valiant St. Regis

25 Jun 2020
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19

Ghia – Selene II

25 Jun 2020
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26

A very talented man called Tom Tjaarda became one of GHIA’s main stylists, and he made a big impression with the 1959 Selene, a sort of super-sleek forward-control “people carrier’. Its follow-up, the Selene II of 1962, had a central driving seat and two rear seats facing backwards.

Moretti – 2300 SS Spider

08 Jun 2020
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196

First unveiled at the Turin Motor Show in 1962, the Moretti 2300 ss was mechanically based on a Fiat 2300S, bored out to 2500 and fitted with twin Weber carbs, Abarth sump and heavily modified cylinder head, five speed gearbox and a wealth of lovely Moretti detailing including this beautiful Spider bodywork. This was designed…

Bristol – 407

02 Jun 2020
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26

Lancia – Flavia Limousine

01 Jun 2020
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44

Lancia – Flavia Giardinetta

01 Jun 2020
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31

Fiat – 2300

13 Apr 2020
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45

In 1962, at the Geneva Motor Show, Moretti unveiled the Coupè version of the 2300 Cabriolet based on the Fiat chassis which was presented month before in Turin. The base version cost was 2.700.000 Lire, equivalent of todays € 32.000. Moretti made also a more powerful 2500cc version which costs around € 37.000. The 2500…

Fiat – 2300S Coupé

21 Mar 2020
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40

Fiat – 1500 Glenn

21 Mar 2020
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44

Fiat – 1500 Coupè Vignale

21 Mar 2020
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49

Autobianchi – Bianchina Jolly

07 Mar 2020
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55

Fiat – 600D Record Sperimentale

29 Feb 2020
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55

Fiat “Record Sperimentale” – an impressive record car, exhibited at the Turin Motor Show of 1962 by Vignale. The car was based on a Fiat 600D chassis with an engine increased to 1000 cm3 (41.5 hp). The one-volume body showed amazing aerodynamic shapes, a huge drop-shaped windshield tested in wind tunnel.

Fiat – 1500 Country Sport

25 Jan 2020
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57

Fiat – 750 Scioneri

25 Jan 2020
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61

Hino – Contessa Sprint 900

07 Jan 2020
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86

Like other Japanese brands that encountered difficulties to create their design, Hino joined forces with the Italian bodybuilder Michelotti. Based on the Contessa 900, this elegant 2 + 2 coupé was presented at the Turin Motor Show in 1962. It was again shown in New York in the spring of 1963 and then in Tokyo…

Jaguar – E-Type

30 Dec 2019
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79

Not the most balanced Jag: Chassis #886294 was owned by a gentleman from Nice, France. After crashing his E-Type 3.8 Fixed Head Coupé, he commissioned Piero Drogo to rebuild it for him with this unusual and not exactly beautiful body. Considering that the E-Type was (and still is) one of the most beautiful cars in history, what…

Moretti – 600 Coupè

20 Dec 2019
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54

Fiat – 1100 D Caprera

11 Dec 2019
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77

Fiat – 1600 S Coupé Savio

07 Nov 2019
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73

Fiat – 1500 Coupè

07 Nov 2019
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55

Fiat – 1500 Spider

07 Nov 2019
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67

Fiat – 1300 Coupé

07 Nov 2019
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69

Fiat – 1500 Familiare

07 Nov 2019
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88

The Fiat 1300/1500 was an important car for Fiat, as it fitted between the Fiat 1100 and Fiat 1800, thus filling a gap in the range. It was presented in 1961 in two variants, the 1300 and 1500: the only differences between the 1300 and 1500 were the rear lettering and the frame of the…

Ferrari – 330 LMB Spider

24 Oct 2019
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After serving duty as a racecar, the Ferrari 330 LM Berlinetta chassis #4381SA was fitted with this golden Spyder body made by Fantuzzi in 1964. This car was the protagonist of the movie “Spirits of the Dead” in 1968 (French: Histoires Extraordinaires; Italian: Tre Passi Nel Delirio. In 1978 the original Berlinetta body was remounted, and the golden…

Fiat – 1500 Giardinetta Viotti

22 Oct 2019
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65

Fiat – 1500 Coupé

22 Oct 2019
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69

Fiat – 1300 Giardinetta

22 Oct 2019
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59

Fiat – 1100 D

09 Oct 2019
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63

Fiat – 1500 GT Coupé

09 Oct 2019
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67

At the Turin Motor Show in November 1962, Ghia presented on its stand its own version of the Fiat 1500 Coupé, the Ghia 1500 GT. This coupe version is based on the platform of the Fiat 1500 sedan with a shortened wheelbase of 234.5 cm instead of 242 cm. The front axle features the famous…

Fiat – 2300 S Club Ghia

09 Oct 2019
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76

In 1962 Ghia introduced this stunning Shooting Brake based on the Fiat 2300S called “Club”. According to its official brochure the 2300S Club was intended “for long distance travels, for sports and holidays in all Countries and in all weathers”. Maintaining integrally the high performances of its twin-sisters, Coupè and Cabriolet it boasts a larger…

Fiat – 1600 S Coupé Pininfarina

04 Oct 2019
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68

Maserati – 3500 GT

27 Sep 2019
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65

Fiat – 600 Pulmino

12 Sep 2019
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86

Alfa Romeo – Giulia Promiscua

10 Sep 2019
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232

Ferrari – 400 Superamerica

25 Aug 2019
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70

Produced in two series between 1960 and 1964, the 400 Superamerica was one of those flagship models created in response to customer demand. A big, 4-litre V12, with loads of power and massive torque, sober yet luxurious interior, firm suspension settings that didn’t compromise on comfort, and a gearbox with overdrive. The cars were all…

Ferrari – 250 GT SWB Breadvan

16 Aug 2019
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85

In 1962, the engineer Giotto Bizzarrini was hired by Count Giovanni Volpi, owner of the Scuderia Serenissima racing team, to upgrade a Ferrari 250 GT SWB so it would be competitive with the then-new Ferrari 250 GTO. Enzo Ferrari had refused to sell any GTOs to Count Volpi, due to Volpi’s hiring of former Ferrari…

Aston Martin – Lagonda Rapide

16 Aug 2019
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211

Abarth – 1000 Sport 131-MC Spider Tubolare

01 Aug 2019
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132

Lancia – Flavia Convertibile

31 Jul 2019
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182

Launched in 1961, the Flavia saloon maintained Lancia’s enviable reputation for advanced and innovative automotive engineering. Designed by Antonio Fessia and inspired by his Cemsa prototype of 1947, the Flavia was Italy’s first series-production car to employ front-wheel drive. Carried well forward of the front wheels, the engine was a 1,488cc, overhead-valve, horizontally-opposed four; suspension…

Maserati – Sebring

31 Jul 2019
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68

Volkswagen – Gazzella

29 Jul 2019
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84

Volkswagen Gazzella

Ferrari – 330 TRI/LM Spyder

07 Jul 2019
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82

The Ferrari 330 TRI/LM Spyder (chassis number 0808) is a unique racing sports car purpose-built in 1962 by Ferrari to achieve victory at the 24 Hours of Le Mans. It was the last Ferrari racing sports car with a front-mounted engine and the last of a series of Ferrari race cars known as the Testa…

Iso Rivolta – GT 300/340

04 Jul 2019
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To Nuccio Bertone, the temptation was always there to offer the American market large cars with engines made in the U.S.A. and bodies produced by Italian master craftsmen. In 1962, it was Iso Rivolta of the Milanese suburb of Bresso that came up with a rigid but light chassis platform with a De Dion rear…

Simca – 1000

04 Jul 2019
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217

Alfa Romeo – Coupè High Speed

04 Jul 2019
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82

The Alfa Romeo Coupé HP was designed at the same time as the Corvair Testudo. While the latter was much admired for its futuristic, innovative features, the former retains typical Bertone styling in its own unique elements. The car is a two-seater coupé presented as an alternative to the four-seater coupé Sprint, on the same…

BMW – 3200 CS Cabriolet

03 Jul 2019
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192

The 3200 CS was introduced at the 1961 Frankfurt Motor Show alongside the BMW 1500.While the 1500 represented a completely new direction for BMW, the 3200 CS was based on the chassis of a car introduced at the Frankfurt show ten years earlier. The 3200 CS was built from January 1962 to September 1965. Sources differ concerning numbers…

Lancia – Flavia Coupè

26 Jun 2019
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70

Fiat – 2300 Coupè Speciale

26 Jun 2019
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77

Ferrari – Superfast IV

26 Jun 2019
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66

Austin Healey – 3000

26 Jun 2019
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108

Alfa Romeo – Giulietta SS Coupè

26 Jun 2019
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60

Alfa Romeo – 2600 Cabriolet Speciale

26 Jun 2019
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159

This one off was build on the Alfa Romeo 2600 chassis. The “scudetto” works as air intake and is responsable for the cooling and it had an important influence for the sharp front design, along with the pop-up lights. It was later transformed into coupè.

Fiat – 2500 SS Coupè Moretti

25 Jun 2019
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149

In 1962, at the Geneva Motor Show, Moretti unveiled the Coupè version of the 2300 Cabriolet based on the Fiat chassis which was presented month ago in Turin. The base version cost was 2.700.000 Lire, equivalent of todays € 32.000. Moretti made also a more powerful 2500cc version which costs around € 37.000. The 2500…

Fiat – 2500 SS Spider

25 Jun 2019
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154

Maserati – 3500 GTI Coupè Frua

24 Jun 2019
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73

Maserati – 5000 GT Frua

24 Jun 2019
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247

In 1959 the Shah, a great Maserati enthusiast, commissioned a road going sports car with the 5-litre race engine. Maserati decided to mount the engine in a modified 3500GT chassis. This car became known as the 5000GT ‘Shah of Persia’ and gave rise to a limited production of ‘custom made’ 5000GTs. The term ‘custom made’…

Maserati – 3500 GT Tight

24 Jun 2019
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181

Boneschi presented its first Maserati 3500 GT at the Turin Motor Show 1962 (chassis AM101.2500). The year later, at the Geneva Motor Show, Boneschi unveiled a slightly different version (chassis AM101.2724). Boneschi removed the small relief on the front fender and changed the air intake on the hood, now divided into two parts, and lowered…

O.S.C.A. – 1600 GT Zagato

18 Jun 2019
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85

In 1947, with their contract to Maserati-buyer Adolfo Orsi fulfilled, the Maserati brothers finally left their namesake company, disenchanted with management’s growing focus on road-going GT cars. Returning to their original location in Bologna, the Maseratis founded the Officine Specializzate Costruzioni Automobili, or OSCA. With a competition mandate, OSCA developed a spider-bodied racer powered by…

Alfa Romeo – Giulietta Sprint Coda Tronca

18 Jun 2019
0
63

Ferrari – 250 GTO

18 Jun 2019
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87

Ferrari – 250 GTL

18 Jun 2019
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133

Lancia – Flavia 1800 Coupè

18 Jun 2019
0
77

Prince – Skyline Sport

18 Jun 2019
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167

The japanese Prince Skyline Sport, designed by the Italian car designer Giovanni Michelotti, made its debut at the 1960Torino Auto Show. It was the first domestic luxury sports coupe and was known as the first domestic car of the Italian design. Mounted 4-cyl. in line engine of 1900cc and chassis were those for Gloria. The…

Alfa Romeo – Giulia Spider

18 Jun 2019
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58

Chrysler – Ghia L6.4 Coupè

18 Jun 2019
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92

Renault – Caravelle

18 Jun 2019
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75

Ferrari – 268 SP

18 Jun 2019
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73

Maserati – 5000 GT Allemano

18 Jun 2019
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77

Colloquially known as “the car of Kings’, Maserati’s 5000GT was for a time the most exclusive, most powerful, most expensive and fastest production car in the world. One of only 22 examples Allemano-bodied cars, this 5000GT was made in 1962. The first car in the Tipo 103 series (bodied by Touring Superleggera) was the Shah of Persia, delivered…

ASA – 1000 GT Coupè

18 Jun 2019
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383

In 1961, many italians were excited by the news of the immnent lauch of the “Ferrarina” or little Ferrari, a small one litre sports car (four-cilinder, 1032 cc engine, 97 hp at 7000 rpm, tubular chassis, disc brakes all round, top speed 190 km/h) that had been designed and produced in prototype form in the…

Alfa Romeo – 2000/2600 Sprint

18 Jun 2019
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226

A joung designer discovered by Nuccio in 1959, the Giugiaro period begen at Bertone with the Alfa Romeo 2000 Sprint. The portello platform of the two-litre wa snot an easy one, but still a four seater coupè was created that comprised a number of innovative features ( the front end with all-in-one radiator grill and…