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Techno Classica Essen

Posted by on Apr 1, 2014

The German Classica car show, Techno Classica Essen, just closed its doors. The Salon was a very good success. As in previous years, the event is a great place to discover interesting Ferraris like a 225 Berlinetta Vignale who finished second at Tour de France 1952 or the 365 GTC from 1969 Bruxelles auto show. But probably the most unexpected car on hand was a 166 F2, in reality only the frame, the rolling parts and a part of body. In 1951, Ferrari sold this ex-Scuderia Ferrari 166 F2 to customers Scuderia Marzotto. The car was restamped with a 3 digit number : 116. In 1954 Berardo Taraschi purchased the car with the help of Guido Mancini and the Scuderia Marzotto. Taraschi raced the 166 F2 himself from 1955 to 1957 and modified it often. The car was in a state of constant...

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Dino Ferraris Highlighted at the Techno Classica Essen

Posted by on Mar 31, 2014

Techno Classica Essen, Germany, the biggest classic car show of the world opened its doors at the end of March for 26th time, from March 26-30, 2014. More than 1250 exhibitors came from around the world to be there and presented 2500 cars in 20 halls and 120 000 sq/m.  About sixty Ferrari were scattered about the Salon, and we could find three 365 GTC! The s/n 12019, the 1969 Bruxelles Show car, was for sale by Ferrari Eberlein Kassel, with also a beautiful 1971 Dino 246 Rosso Dino, a 1974 yellow Dino 246 GTS, a 1976 gold Dino 308 GT4 with two tone tan and brown interior, a 1959 grey with green interior 250 GT coupe Pinin Farina, a 1965 red 275 GTS, a 1969 yellow 365 GTB/4 ‘plexi nose’ and a 1990 red Testarossa. German E.Thiesen Automobile offered...

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