Corsia’s car of the day: 1968 Ferrari 330 GTC

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What thought comes to mind when you hear “Ferrari”? Exclusivity, style, power… But never “bridging gaps”…

At the 1966 Geneva Motorshow, the world received Ferrari 330 GTC to fall in love with. The new grand tourer inherited the sophisticated flair of the 330 GT 2+2 and the power of 275 GT Berlinetta, thus connecting the best of two worlds. And it may just represent everything you adore about the Italian automaker.

The 330 GTC had the same transmission, steering, and suspension as ...

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Volvo P1800: The poor man’s Ferrari

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Today, let’s talk about the Volvo P1800. On the one hand, its Swedish origins don’t usually hint at supreme design. Not that Volvo makes ugly cars, but their reputation has more to do with safety. On the other hand, its styling can be traced back to Italy. What does this tell us then? Its aesthetics should be masterfully crafted!

That’s not all, though. The specific Volvo P1800 we transported through our classic car shipping services is a ...

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Classic cars’ future driven by tech

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Technological advancements have influenced many economic sectors and life spheres. The auto industry is not an exception. Futuristic concept designs, electric vehicle trends, and the application of the Internet of Things have revolutionized mobility. Yet, in the midst of these progressive changes, the question of classic cars’ future rises.

The brainstorming process about classic cars’ future does not stay just on paper. It has already reached practical applications in different directions.

A typical classic car restoration consists of bringing the car back ...

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Corsia’s car of the day: BMW 3.0 CSL Hommage R

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BMW has given the world plenty of iconic cars – from the quirky Isetta to the nearly perfect Z4. The German behemoth of automaking has won many hearts across the globe with its timeless, emotion-provoking designs and thrill-inducing performance.

Another model that gained an instant cult following was 3.0 CSL, also dubbed The Batmobile. The bat-like fins running along the top of the front fenders and the tall rare wings make it look like a ride for the likes of superheroes. ...

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Toyota and Nissan enter the American market

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There’s hardly a person who doesn’t know Toyota or Nissan. Though it feels like it has always been so, that isn’t the case! Only a handful of people in the US had ever put their hands on the wheel of a Toyota or Datsun (Nissan’s export marque) prior to 1958.

Officially, both brands entered the US market on January 9, 1958, at the Los Angeles Imported Car Show, featuring Toyopet Crown and Datsun-1000. But were they successful?

American drivers and auto critics ...

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Meyers Manx Dune Buggy: Inventing a niche

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No matter how much people say they don’t care about cars, many gawk at the sight of a great vehicle. However, I have yet to find a proper definition of what constitutes such a car. It does not seem to be anything objective, but rather a matter of opinion.

One of the greatest things about the automotive world is the variety. Whether you are a classic vehicle enthusiast or you enjoy sports cars, you can find your niche. Yet, it does ...

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Corsia’s car of the day: Mercedes-Benz C111

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Mercedes-Benz C111 – an iconic supercar that never made it to an assembly line, an impossible dream for many an enthusiast.

Mercedes introduced its innovative concept car at the 1969 Frankfurt motor show. Nothing short of spectacular, the sleek and edgy C111 virtually stole the show and instantly became a dream for many. Rumor has it, the company received various blank checks from eager enthusiasts anxious to park the new Mercedes masterpiece in their driveway.

But for the ...

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Corsia’s car of the day: Ferrari 166 MM

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166 MM Touring Barchetta may not be the first Ferrari, but, undoubtedly, it is the car that put Enzo Ferrari’s company on the map of motorsport.

Launched in September of 1948 at the Turin Motor Show, 166 MM made the hearts of many enthusiasts roar with awe and admiration.

In April 1949, two feather-light and extremely dynamic barchettas scored first and second at the iconic Mille Miglia. Then Luigi Chinetti triumphed at Le Mans 24 Hours. And the ...

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Corsia’s car of the day: Lamborghini Espada

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Lamborghini Espada may not be the most attractive car on the planet, but when you see it, you cannot ignore it. It’s just one of these cars that you can’t stop staring at.

Espada was Lamborghini’s intent at creating a family Grand Touring car, designed to unlock your family’s spirit of adventure. Just imagine piercing through highways in a car, whose looks were inspired by the matador’s sword, marveling at the soundtrack of its revving V12. Not ...

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Corsia’s vehicle of the day: Amphicar

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If you’ve been trying to decide whether to buy a car or a boat, then Amphicar may just be the solution to your dilemma. The brainchild of Hanns Trippel and descendant of the military Schwimmwagen, Amphicar was the world’s first mass-produced amphibious vehicle.

In 1961, “The car that swims” made a splash at the 1961 New York Auto Show. And although the idea of the amphibious vehicle may have sounded fascinating, it was not enough to entice the American drivers. Between ...

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