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Bugatti Veyron in parking lot at Concorso d’Elegance

In my youth, I dreamed of having a Ferrari. No longer. Ferraris are too commonplace. Yesterday I toured acres of Ferraris, Lamborghinis, Maseratis, and DeTomasos.

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Besides, after spending $320,000 for a new car, I’d want better mileage:
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My biggest charge came from finding a Fiat 850 Spyder. I had one of these when I lived in Germany in the late sixties. Designed by Georgietto Guigaro, to my eyes this is one of the prettiest little cars ever created. Mine cost $2,000. The owner of this one told me he traded two Fiat X19s for it.
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Surrounded by so many mind-blowing cars, the mind focuses on details. Here are Ferrari red and Ferrari blue:
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For sheer sex appeal, this Alfa is hard to top:
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After the Concorso, I went to an auction in Monterey:
Auction at the Portola Hotel

Is this Delahaye not incredible? What a head-turner!
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Today I am off to the Consours d’LeMons.

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