The Chrysler K-300 Special by Ghia

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29 Aug 2020
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This one-off 2-seater coupe is designed by Virgil Exner, the famous designer of Chrysler in 50s, in cooperation with Luigi Serge known as “Gigi” who was the International Commercial Director and a well-known designer at Ghia studio, also a close friend of Exner’s. The Long hood, low roof and tail fins were Exner’s signature also...

The Alfa Romeo ‘Satan’s Breath’

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03 Jul 2020
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Soffio di Satana, is the name given by Eng. Anderloni (founder of Carrozzeria Touring Superleggera) to a model of Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 Turismo designed and built by him with a very personal, aerodynamic and very elegant style. At that time it was popular to give demonic names to the cars which were particularly beautiful,...

The Alfa Romeo Dardo

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29 May 2020
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The Dardo, a spider based on the mechanicals of the Alfa Romeo 156, is yet another example of Pinifarina's passion for the car, the research for innovative forms of expression, research which, in the run-up to the "67° Salone Internazionale dell'Automobile di Torino 3a Rassegna Mondiale dello Stile", has focused on a make like Alfa...

Tom Tjaarda last creation

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29 Oct 2019
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Presented at the "Super Car Parade 2019" at Parco del Valentino, exhibited at Circolo del Design di Torino, the one-off "124 Tjaarda Targa", by Tom Tjaarda, was subsequently awarded as "show car" at the Castello di Meano Elegance Competition. The car tells the gripping stylistic journey of Tjaarda, from the Corvette Rondine show car by...

The Alpine OSI CRV

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17 Sep 2019
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In the 1950s, ABS plastic (acrylonitrile-butadiene-styrene) was developed by Marbon-Chemical in the USA. This plastic is marketed by Marbon-Chemical under the trade name Cycolac and used primarily for housing parts or boat building. In order to better market the product or increase sales, in the early 1960s, the decision was made to build prototype automobiles...

The Alfa Romeo 412 Spider Vignale

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14 Sep 2019
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Introduction The Alfa Romeo 412 Spider Vignale was a racing car built in 1939 with a Touring body then changed in 1951 by Vignale who used a more modern and aerodynamic livery in line with Alfa Romeo style of that period. It took part in different races with the original body but also with the...

The Marzotto Ferraris

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22 Aug 2019
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Giannino Marzotto was one of the Marzotto family’s heirs, a well know family of entrepreneurs in the textile industry; Enzo Ferrari’s friend and great car racing enthusiast, he started to compete in 1948. He was the second of four children – Paolo, Giannino, Umberto and Vittorio – all very good gentleman drivers. He stood out...