Persol 649

Persol 649 Sunglasses

Persol was originally founded to produce military-grade eyewear for pilots, as you might imagine the Italian version of aviator sunglasses looks a little different to the designs from Britain, Germany and the USA. The Persol 649 has polarised lenses and brown tortoiseshell acetate frames, the build quality is amongst the best you’ll find anywhere in…

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1953 Ferrari 250 Europa

Ferrari 250 Europa 7

The Ferrari 250 Europa is widely considered to be one of the most important early Ferraris, it’s also viewed by many as one of the most important designs from Pinin Farina – a design that helped establish Carrozzeria Pinin Farina as the borderline-defacto Ferrari designer. The 250 Europa was only available by special order, and…

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1959 Fiat-Abarth 750 Zagato

FIAT-Abarth 750 Zagato 2

The story of Abarth and the history that the company shares with Fiat is an essential chapter in the history of top tier motorsport. Originally founded by Carlo Abarth in 1949, he chose to use his astrological sign (Scorpio) as the official company logo and despite the company’s later association with Fiat, they started out…

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Ferrari 458 GT3

Ferrari 458 GT3 21

The Ferrari 458 GT3 is the modern descendant of the Ferrari 250 LM, a car that was campaigned by the North American Racing Team who went on to win the 1965 24 Hours of Le Mans with drivers Jochen Rindt and Masten Gregory. 49 years later in 2014, Ferrari is still campaigning at every major…

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1963 Maserati Series I Sebring

Maserati Sebring 1

Only 593 of the Giovanni Michelotti designed 1963 Maserati Series I Sebrings were built between 1962 and 1969, the coupe was named in honour of Maserati’s popular win at Sebring in 1957 and with this in mind, it was imbued with some very impressive performance abilities. Fitted with a 3694cc inline DOHC 6-cylinder engine rated…

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1968 Alfa Romeo Tipo 33/2 Daytona

Alfa Romeo Tipo 33:2

The 1968 Alfa Romeo Tipo 33/2 ‘Daytona’ is one of the more iconic of the late-60s endurance racers, it was built to compete at events like Le Mans in the 2 litre class – a strategic play that kept the car in the class just below the dominant Porsche 907. The chassis pictured here was…

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