by Pedro F. Last week I headed up to one of the most well established automotive institutions in Portugal – the Caramulo Museum – to check out the 2019 edition of the Caramulo Motorfestival, a good old fashioned celebration of the automobile in its most diverse incarnations. The Motorfestival includes a beloved hill climb … More 2019 Caramulo Motorfestival Coverage – Part I
A wonderful transition between radically different eras as well as a complete departure from what Aston Martin had been doing since way back in 1977 the Virage was Aston’s top dog. Actually, it was Aston’s only dog from 1989 to 1992…The DB7 would only debut in 1994 (and it would take until 1999 before it … More The Aston Martin Virage – Rough Around the Edges but Still One of the Best
For sale! Is a monthly feature on Automotive Views focusing on cars available for purchase in Europe. None of the ads selected are featured in this website due to any kind of sponsorship by the sellers. In the August edition of “For Sale!”, we’re taking a look at the upcoming RM Sotheby’s auction (September … More For Sale! [Sáragga Collection Special Edition]
A couple of months back we were talking about the lovely Urraco and the topic of still affordable 70’s dream rides naturally come up. We mentioned then that there was only one more tempting alternative entry to the glamorous vintage Italian car ownership lifestyle…and this is it, the gorgeous Alfa Romeo Montreal. However, despite its endlessly … More The Montreal: Bad or Just a Bad Reputation?
For sale! Is a monthly feature on Automotive Views focusing on cars available for purchase in Europe. None of the ads selected are featured in this website due to any kind of sponsorship by the sellers. Renault 5 Turbo II Perhaps Renault’s most iconic cars to date, the R5 turbos I and II are … More For Sale! [June 2019 Edition]
With Bentley’s 100th anniversary coming up in just a few weeks, it seems like the perfect time to talk about some of the most outrageous models the company ever made: 90’s Continentals. We’re well known Continental GT enthusiasts here on AV, but the previous incarnation of the concept is also well worth appreciating and celebrating. … More The Case for 90’s Continentals
Along with the Jalpa, the Urraco is one of Sant’agata’s less beloved sons. In fact, it flies so under the radar in the company’s history that it often ends up being completely forgotten from it. However, unlike the Jalpa, the Urraco has the advantage of being a really, really good looking car and for that … More The Lamborghini Urraco: Overlooked Brilliance