A newly restored Sprint Speciale joins a growing collection of Italian beauties in Richard’s garage
Author Archive | Gary
Big V-8’s in low, wide Italian bodywork … who can resist these mean machines? Mark McWhinney’s Pantera and originale artwork. Scuderia Non Originale and Non Originale are trademarks of Gary Williams, Washougal, WA 2004
Gordon Raymond’s spectacular Ferrari 275 GTB leads a bevy of other Maranello beauties Gordon Raymond’s way cool Ferrari story Here’s a young Gordon Raymond in a vintage Ferrari. He writes that he bought and sold “old” (now vintage) race cars while in college (Sheesh! I worked in a paint & wallpaper store. Just shoot […]
From hot rods to fine restorations, we’ve got them all
A spectacular Dino & a blast from the past Gorgeous, dramatic, striking, beautiful, superb … I’m out of adjectives to describe Richard Lane’s latest addition to his California family (well, it was before he bought the Giulia SS and the Ferrari) . This Bertone-bodied Fiat Dino coupe has the same V6 as the Dino Ferrari. Then […]
Race cars, creative engine swaps, and more
While going through family photos a few years back, I found a tiny snapshot (2″ x 2″) that was most likely taken by a Great Uncle in the early 1900’s, at an annual race on the streets of Santa Monica, California. The print itself had nothing to identify the car, so I took to the […]
The artist who races, restorations, Alfa postcards, more race cars and a 145
If variety is the spice of life, this mixture of bikes is Chile de Arbol! Above is Pekka Rossi’s gorgeous 1996 Aprilia Moto 6.5, designed by Philippe Starck.
Once upon a time there was this way cool Countach … It was a lazy Saturday in the early 1980’s. My wife and I took a drive to Moss Landing, a quaint little community along California Coast Highway 1, between Santa Cruz and Monterey. We enjoyed the antique shops there and, in particular, browsing in Potter Palmer’s […]
Felix Petrol admires our display of Lancias from the cabin of his Fulvia coupe For those of you who don’t know him, Felix Petrol is the creation of Guy Allen and is a regular feature in Octane Magazine (www.octane-magazine.com). The irresistibly charming Felix drives a wide range of cool cars, many of which can be […]
Sleek Maseratis look good and sound good This Maserati art is copyrighted 2009 by Guy Allen, whose work can be seen …and purchased … at Guy Allen-Art.com.