(first posted 3/30/2011. It makes a nice counterpoint to yesterday’s 1963 Avanti) I’m obviously on a jag here with all these Italian-rebodied Americanos. But I never get tired of digging them out and dusting them off; the memory banks do need refreshing from time to time. And what a refreshing vehicle to do the job.
There was a good reason the C2 Corvette was so popular among the carrozzeria: it still sat on a real frame. That was very hard to come by indeed in Europe by the early-mid sixties. Pininfarina’s lovely Rondine is one of the finer examples of the cross-breeds, and ever so different than the husky and hunky new Sting Ray. Which would you take? Read the rest of this entry »