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Ferrari 500 Superfast

The culmination of a series of ultra-aerodynamic and high performance grand tourers by Pininfarina, the Ferrari 500 Superfast was produced in very limited numbers following its debut a the 1964 Geneva Show. The culmination of a series of ultra-aerodynamic and high performance grand tourers by Pininfarina, the Ferrari 500 Superfast […]

250 Ferrari GT Short Wheelbase Berlinetta

The Paris Salon in 1959 saw the introduction of a Ferrari 250GT Short Wheelbase Berlinetta, a direct development of the Long Wheel Base car known as the Tour de France. Built on the 94.5-inch wheel base chassis powered by the classic three-liter V12 engine, the new and exciting Gran Tourismo […]

Porsche 718 RSK Sport Spyder

“The 1959 Sebring 12-Hours provided the Americans Sesslar/Holbert and their RSK with victory in the 1,500 cc class from the works RSK driven by Barth/John Fitch.and fourth overall behind two three-liter Ferraris and the larger works RSK of Trips/Bonnier.” – Richard von Frankenberg, “Porsche: The Man and His Cars.” Of […]

Alfa Romeo Giulietta Sprint

The Stuff That Dreams Were Made of {analysis} by Pat Braden Writing about the Giulietta Spring in the Alfa Rome/Sports Car Market Letter is somewhat akin to retelling the Christmas story in a church newsletter. The essentials are well known to the congregation, as well as the supporting legends. The […]

BMW 530i 5-Speed

Drivers Are Invited by Glenn Herz The great charm of the stick shift 530i is that it not only invites but also rewards driver participation and skill. Never common in sedans, this trait is fast disappearing in sports cars as well. With Rover in the net, BMW becomes almost twice […]

Porsche 910

The 910 is an exceptionally rare and important part of Porsches racing history, and should be of great interest to any serious collector, as it was a direct ancestor for the 908 with which Porsche won its first World Championship in 1968. The 910 was one of the second generation […]

Alfa Romeo Junior Zagato

We need to begin by understanding what kind of “Junior” this is. The Junior Zagato is not a little-brother Zagato; Junior refers to the engine size. When Alfa released the Giulia 1600 cc engine in 1963, as a replacement for the Giulietta 1300 cc, Alfisti landed in the next-higher “circulation” […]

Alfa Romeo GTV 2000

{vsig}1994-4_1771{/vsig} Try this at your next Alfa club meeting. Take a poll. Ask how many of the members own or have owned GTVs in either 1600, 1750, or 2000 flavors. Ask those that sold them if they wished they had them back. Ask those who have them how they feel […]

1966-1968 Alfa Romeo Quattroruote Zagato

Imagine a modern car company tooling up to produce anew model, then stopping after a mere 92 examples were produced. That’s exactly what happened with the Alfa Romeo Quattroruote (or `4R’) Spider. Inspired by an article in the Milan motoring magazine, “Quattroruote”, Alfa Romeo commissioned the coach-builder Zagato to clothe […]