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    Old Italian Californias...

    Bloody old Italian California things cluttering up Londons streets..



    Look at "em", both old, both Italian, both Californias.



    And on the other side of the street was a dirty old well used Lamborghini..

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    I wonder, is that yer real dirt on the Lambo, or hipster style applied dirt to give that hard fought endurance racer look?

    Saw something rather similar at a car show last year & it was well faked up.

    Like the Fezza BTW - probably a pig to drive in London though.

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    is it me ? or does the back of the Ferrari look like an Austin 1100 ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by theoneandonly View Post
    is it me ? or does the back of the Ferrari look like an Austin 1100 ?
    There was a connection between Pinin Farina (which styled the 1100) and Carrozzeria Scaglietti who styled the California to an Farina design.
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    Quote Originally Posted by squibb34 View Post
    I wonder, is that yer real dirt on the Lambo, or hipster style applied dirt to give that hard fought endurance racer look?
    I think it is meant to resemble the skin/texture of a Need for Speed car (Playstation Game).
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    Quote Originally Posted by twizzle View Post
    It's a wrap!
    I need to have an old Austin 1100 wrapped in the same style..
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    Quote Originally Posted by Steptoe View Post
    I need to have an old Austin 1100 wrapped in the same style..
    would be so cool......remember though its a Pininfarina Austin 1100

    Personally i'd go Allegro....

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    Quote Originally Posted by Greg Masters View Post




    There was a connection between Pinin Farina (which styled the 1100) and Carrozzeria Scaglietti who styled the California to an Farina design.
    Looks like that was styled by pinnafore; never mind pinnaforina.

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    Quote Originally Posted by er-minio View Post
    I think it is meant to resemble the skin/texture of a Need for Speed car (Playstation Game).
    How very sad.

    I reckon the rear of that Fezza has more in common with the MGB rag top TBH........

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    Looks more like the rear end of the Austin 3 litre, not a healey!!!!
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    ...remember watching a programme where a chap was using an Austin 1100 on an African trip, he reckoned that suspension was great for the rippled tracks. Had a quick google but can’t find it
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