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Italian Cars. old, new, ugly, exotic, anything from Italy

Discussion in 'Shiny Things' started by AceE, Mar 6, 2018.

  1. malloy

    malloy Long timer Super Supporter

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    1949 Alfa Romeo 6C2500 SS Villa d’Este
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  2. malloy

    malloy Long timer Super Supporter

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  3. viajero

    viajero Too old to be a nOOb

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  4. Nico

    Nico The Garg

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    Seen rumbling about in salty Michigan today...
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  5. thumpism

    thumpism Between bikes

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    I read once that the Countach name came from the expression "K'ntarsh," which in a regional dialect (Piemontese) means "Holy shit!"
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  6. nickguzzi

    nickguzzi Long timer

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  7. nickguzzi

    nickguzzi Long timer

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    More Alfa fun
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  8. Speedo66

    Speedo66 Transient

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  9. Lead Wrist

    Lead Wrist More Gelände less Straße

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    I never considered Piaggio Vespa to be exotic... :lol3

    You could post that in "Girl on old motorcycle..." thread under Old's Cool too... :D
  10. Speedo66

    Speedo66 Transient

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    I thought it was anything Italian on wheels, she's certainly Italian.
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  11. Lead Wrist

    Lead Wrist More Gelände less Straße

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    Twas a joke... :-)
  12. ADVer

    ADVer Been here awhile

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  13. Venteuri

    Venteuri I don't give a shit

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  14. nickguzzi

    nickguzzi Long timer

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    NovaTrophy Long timer

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  16. malloy

    malloy Long timer Super Supporter

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    discochris Stayin' Alive

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    I saw a Lambo near St. Cloud, MN last month. All I could think was WTF is that guy doing driving that car here in the winter.
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  18. UngaWunga

    UngaWunga Mosquito bait

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    That's a great car, but the video highlights the geekery around originality that kills the fun around old cars for me. If its worth that much, its no longer a car. Its an investment.
  19. nickguzzi

    nickguzzi Long timer

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    Will it be better with 22" inch wheels and an LS or Cummins stuffed in the back then? If you don't like rare and exotic that's fine, your thing, but sometimes originality is something worth holding on to.
    But valuable cars are an investment even if they are new. There is a multitude of vehicles that you fuck around with and no one else gives a shit.

    I'd love one of the Alfa's that Alfaholics produce. Carbon fibre panels, completely different engine, suspension, brakes and totally re trimmed interior - but that costs about 10x a reasonable standard example.
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    Speedo66 Transient

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    Even a run of the mill Corvette's value is determined by originality, i.e., "numbers matching".