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Something really special at Concorso Italiano

This barn find 1966 Ferrari 275 GTB is an all-original alloy bodied example. Tom Shaughnessey found it and it will be auctioned at Gooding & Co. later this weekend.

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Facel-Vega HK500

“For the few who own the finest” The FACEL (Forges et Ateliers de Construction d’Eure-et-Loir) company was founded in 1939 by Jean Daninos.  Ostensibly it was a metal working shop but Daninos had a passion for the automobile and in … Continue reading

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BMW 507

BMWs best looking early creation the 507 was a sweet little V8 powered roadster.  Designed by Count Albrecht von Goertz at the suggestion of Max Hoffman and aimed at the American market the car was intended to sell around 5,000 … Continue reading

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Mike Hawthorn

The first British Formula One World Champion, Mike Hawthorn has become something of a legend.  He loved to drink and carouse.  He was known for breaking into song while out with his friends in the pub.  A commanding presence he … Continue reading

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Lamborghini Espada

By 1968 Ferruccio Lamborghini had already established himself as a maker of radically exotic automobiles.  Though only in the auto business for five years he already had success with his first two cars, the 400GT and the Miura.  The latter–most … Continue reading

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Ferrari 250 GTE

Well here we are.  I am writing this blog as an expression of my love of all things automobile.  My interest in cars began young (read my bio for more info on that) but it didn’t really get going until … Continue reading

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