The end of the year is fast closing upon us all. For many it is a time of reflection as to how the old year had rolled, or for others … Continue Reading Holiday Wishes 2014/2015 🎄
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.
Αναφορά από την επίσκεψη στη μεγαλύτερη φέτος και πλουσιότερη διεθνή έκθεση Ιστορικών Οχημάτων, τη γνωστή RETROMOBILE 2014.
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
Η αρχική ιδέα του αυτοκινήτου δεν αποδίδεται σ’ ένα μόνο πρόσωπο. Πολλοί ερευνητές ασχολήθηκαν συγχρόνως και ανεξάρτητα με την ανάπτυξη του αυτοκινήτου.
The History of the Model A 1928-31.
We left Athens on Christmas Eve for Munich and then onwards via car rental to Seefeld-Mosern in the Tyrolean Alps of Austria. Returned to Athens the day before New Years … Continue Reading Our Christmas 2012 days in Austria & Germany
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.
How I fell for a British ‘Youngtimer’, the 1991 luxurious V12 cylindered muscle car that was designed to take the US upper end car market by storm. Did not quite succeed though, given the frugality which ensued upon the consumers after the first oil crisis of the 70’s.