Author: Massimo Delbò

Massimo Delbò is an Italian classic-car writer and historian, and a member of the International Chief Judge Advisory Group.

1968 Fiat Dino Spider

As the importer’s plate confirms, this Fiat Dino Spider was sold new in France and registered on April 23, 1968. It was then registered in 1981 in the Saône et Loire and its engine rebuilt by Pozzi. Its service history has been kept since this time. Displayed at the Musée […]

1973 Lamborghini Espada Series III

Named after a matador’s sword, the Espada was styled along lines similar to those of the stillborn, rear-engined, 6-cylinder Marzal, but carried its 4.0-liter, 4-cam V12 up front. It produced 325 hp, an output sufficient to propel the distinctive, Bertone-styled coupe to 150 mph. Islero running gear was employed, but […]

1963 Maserati Sebring

Built on the short-wheelbase but otherwise similar chassis of the Vignale-bodied 3500 GT Spyder, the Sebring 2+2 coupé arrived in 1962, named in honor of the Bolognese manufacturer’s 1957 victory at the eponymous American endurance race. By now a 5-speed gearbox, four-wheel disc brakes and fuel injection were standard equipment, […]