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Mid-Engine Ford Power! 1972 De Tomaso Pantera

The De Tomaso Pantera was an Italian-built, mid-engine sports car with Ford power. Though on the market for a lot longer in Europe, the Pantera was imported into the U.S. just between 1972 and 1975 and sold at Lincoln-Mercury… more»

Beach Car Bonanza: Fiat 600 Jolly by Ghia & Fiat 850 Shellette by Michelotti

Pining for a beach car to lend a bit of flair to your summer fun? Thanks to T.J., we have a couple of suggestions. Here on craigslist is your one-stop Fiat shop near Ventura, California, showcasing two beachy options…. more»

Time Capsule: 1963 Fiat 600 Multipla

I’m sure Chrysler thought itself clever, coming up with the minivan. But while the Dodge and Plymouth “magic wagons” introduced in 1983 fit the bill for millions of consumers for decades to come, back in 1956 Fiat had already… more»

BF Auction: 1977 Fiat 124 Spider

The Fiat 124 Spider is a truly undervalued and underappreciated Italian sports car. They are fun to drive, well-equipped, and look fantastic! For the money, it’s tough to beat a 124 Spider. The example being offered here has been… more»

3D Puzzle: 1973 DeTomaso Pantera

A certain segment of our readers will have wanted a DeTomaso Pantera for a long, long time since seeing their first one in the 1970s. Considering that Panteras combine beautiful Italian design with an American V-8 (a formula that… more»

Italian Roadster Collection: Fiat 850 Spiders

The seller of this collection of Fiat 850 Spiders clearly has a thing for this cheap and cheer rear-engined convertible, with three cars up for grabs as part of a wind-down of his hobby. The listing notes that the… more»

Barn Finds At The Amelia Island Concours

While the Amelia Island Concours is a few weeks past its expiration date, it’s still worth revisiting the cars that came home as the big winners in the 2024 running of this annual event. The Amelia has undergone a… more»

Fiero Kit: Lamborghini Countach Replica

Do you ever wonder how many replica Lamborghini Countachs exist in the world? I do, on occasion, and if I were ever commissioned to perform a study on this topic, I’d go down several rabbit holes to figure out… more»

Low Miles And Rust-Free: 1980 Alfa-Romeo Spider

The best thing about this 1980 Alfa-Romeo Spider is A) its covered just 19,000 original miles and B) its location in Miami, Florida, which has kept it from the rust endemic east of the Mississippi. It’s here on eBay… more»

Restoration Required: 1964 Alfa Romeo Giulia Spider Veloce

Before Mussolini obligated Alfa Romeo to make aircraft engines for the sake of WWII, the company was at the apex of the performance roster at tracks around the world. On the road, its road cars were less accepted by… more»

Nicest One Left? 18K-Mile 1985 Maserati Biturbo

“While Maserati’s choice to use twin turbochargers is consistent with Formula One performance standards, it is also unique. The new Maserati, all aluminum, V-6 engine is the only passenger car engine that uses two turbochargers, one per cylinder bank.”… more»

Race Pedigree: 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Series 1

Fresh off reviewing a Yugo, I need some air. The perfect antidote is this 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO, chassis no. 3527,  represented by Tom Hartley Jnr, a UK expert in sales of high-end cars. Mitchell G sent us this… more»

1-Of-1800: 1976 Lancia Scorpion Barn Find

Who remembers the Lancia Scorpion? It was an Italian-built, mid-engine sports car imported to the U.S. for just two years in the mid-1970s. And only 1,800 came to the States. This example from 1976 has been sitting in a… more»

Unrestored V12 2+2: 1972 Ferrari 365 GTC/4

Ferrari’s 2+2 sports cars have long trailed the traditional two-seater models, as the perception of anything equipped either with back seats or four doors makes it tends to hurt values in the eyes of some collectors. Fortunately, that perception… more»

Affordable Project: 1974 Alfa Romeo 2000 Spider Veloce

Affordable project candidates are always tempting but often raise the question of whether you are getting what you pay for. By that, I mean, is the initial purchase price the mere tip of the iceberg? Interested parties must consider… more»

V8-Powered Supercar: 1972 Alfa Romeo Montreal

We’ve discussed the fact that certain vehicles make their way from the concept car stage into production with only nominal adjustments as the clay model involves into a vehicle you can actually buy. The Dodge Viper comes to mind,… more»