With screaming vocal cords to the end

Renault alpine A106 Mille Miles (1957) at the Mille Miglia 2020

With screaming vocal cords to the end (Octane 12-20) Hands off our Pien (Alpine), I will never let her go, never. Liesbeth Nagelkerke and Marjet Winsemius about their Mille Miglia in an Alpine A106. Finally the time has come! We can start. Because the Renault Alpine A106 Mille Miles from 1957 is still such a … Read more

The Mille with a brave Fiat (Octane)

Fiat Balila during the night at the Mille Miglia

The Mille with a brave Fiat (Octane 12-20) This streamlined Fiat 508 CS Balilla Berlinetta was built 85 years ago especially for the Mille Miglia, but never drove it. It was about time to change that. It was clear from the start that it was a bit frivolous, driving the Mille Miglia with a newly … Read more

The original Itala catalogue

A piece of real Italian racing history The original Itala catalogue as it is part of our Itala Tipo 61 Source: Mark Geessink Classic Cars

Buying the forest for the TREE

Wayne Carini

Buying the forest for the TREE Late last year, I received an email from a gentleman whose father was in failing health. He asked if I was interested in buying a small collection. I asked for more information, and he sent me the inventory. The list of 14 vehicles included classic Packards, Pierces and Cadillacs, … Read more

Mille Miglia 2020

Logo Mille Miglia 2020

Mille Miglia 2020 Allso this year we participate in the Mille Miglia with our cars. The Mille Miglia defined by Enzo ferrari as: “a travelling museum that is unique in the world.” On this page you will find videos of our experiences at the Mille Miglia. So take a seat and drive along with us … Read more

Buy an entire collection for just one car

Wayne Carini in front of a Itala Tipo 61 roadster

The quest for great, original classics Image above: This Itala Tipo 61 roadster was important enough that the only way to get it was to buy an entire collection. Over the years I have restored hundreds of automobiles. I love restored cars, but to me, the look, the smell, and the way they drive make … Read more

History of the Porsche 356A Convertible D model

Porsche 356 at the airport

History of the Porsche 356A Convertible D model The Porsche 356A Convertible D model is arguably the rarest “production” Porsche 356 model ever manufactured for a full year (Carreras being special order cars not made in groups on the assembly line, and the T6 “twin grille” Roadster was produced for only a few months). Only … Read more

Siata Daina article in Octane magazine

Cover Octane magazine with article page Siata-Daina-1400-Sport-Farina articlepage Siata-Daina-1400-Sport-Farina article

Octane April 2020 The famous magazine Octane has written a great article (dutch) about our page Siata Daina 1400 Sport Farina. See the images below Previous Next Octane april 2020

The nine greatest Pininfarina designs that weren’t Ferraris

Sergio Pininfarina

The nine greatest Pininfarina designs that weren’t Ferraris Pininfarina is, perhaps, the best known of the dozens of Italian carrozzerie that sprung up near Turin in the first decades of the 20th century. These coachbuilders developed in order to design and fabricate bodies for the motor vehicles being built by the local, nascent automotive industry. … Read more

Bugatti – A legend about eggs and horsehoes

Drawing of nose 4 Bugatti's through out the years

A legend about eggs and horsehoes Why the iconic Bugatti horshoe grill really derives from an egg. Horseshoe or egg? Not many questions about the French hyper sports car manufacturer Bugatti have been discussed as often as the origin of the iconic radiator grill shape. Did founder and horse enthusiast Ettore Bugatti find inspiration in … Read more