Στην #KEA ζώντας μακριά από την απειλή του #COVID-19, ζώντας ευτυχισμένα στο τοπικό μου Γκαράζ, παρέα με καλούς φίλους και φιλενάδες όπως η ωραία ώριμη κυρία των 60 Μαΐων #Suzy_Love … Continue Reading Στην #KEA ζώντας μακριά από την απειλή του #COVID-19
Η ιστορία που αφηγούμαι είναι 100% αυθεντική! Στο εύλογο ερώτημα αν υπάρχουν Άγγελοι επι της Γης, η απάντηση μου είναι : ΝΑΙ ❗️✅
Since I became the next keeper of this 1960 Mercedes-Benz R121.020 |190SL [a.k.a. Suzy Love ❤️], during November of 2018, I have gradually embarked on a multi step restoration process. … Continue Reading The restoration project of “Suzy Love ❤️”
When a pre-proposal to look in advance at the possibility of acquiring a 1960 M-B 190 SL| W121.040, came by the end of October 2018 from my good friend Alex Vazeos, I was immediately tempted…
Excitement mounted when I drove down in the GLK to Glyfada accompanied by my friend-mechanic Makis (who undertook the mechanical restoration project of our 1957 Lancia Aurelia GT B20S), to take delivery and assume the new ownership! Now I saw again the Simca (Société Industrielle de Mécanique et Carrosserie Automobile) but this time from a different perspective.
A milestone in the progress of the 1957 Lancia Aurelia B20S, Ser.VI restoration project, was achieved by starting the engine after its complete overhaul
My personal memories of MGB’s go back to my teen-age years when in the mid 60’s an Olympic Airways pilot, Lambis Costides had owned a light blue MGB Mk. I.
Since my last post on the Lancia Aurelia GT back in early March of 2014, a lot has happened relating to the restoration of this magnificent Italian classic Grand Turismo car of the mid fifties. On Tuesday 9/9/14 a certain milestone was achieved; the reconditioned Lancia V-6 engine (the first production V-6 engine adopted by a car manufacturer) was installed in the engine bay!
But let’s rewind to where we had left off back in March….[read on].
Over pizzas and vino rosso, the talk circled about a certain Italian project car which a mutual friend was considering of selling. It was a late Series VI Lancia Aurelia GT of 1957 vintage.
Readers of my Blog may have seen a previous post titled: My next classic/veteran car investment? dating 11th May 2011. In that post I was sharing my desire to acquire one … Continue Reading A long time dream comes true! My ‘new’ 82 years old Ford Model A
I am pleased to report that at long last my 1962 VW Käfer restoration project has been completed successfully!
Several friends who know about my venture into the deep waters of yet another ‘ground-up restoration’ project have been asking about its progress. Well here is an update.
The story about the plan to proceed with a sympathetic restoration of this 1962 Volkswagen Beetle (aka Käfer) to which I have become emotionally attached.
A new acquisition of a classic car has been added to my collection, a 1962 VW Beetle. Here is it’s story.