FOR David Wilkinson, a marble and stone contractor whose products adorn some of the grandest lobbies in Manhattan think Goldman Sachs and the Bank of America tower , owning a British car has always been fraught with compromise. Wilkinson, 75, recalled an Austin-Healey It was built for a 5-foot-7, pound Englishman. His reason for attending had more to do with family history than with classic cars.
Model Masterpiece: 1954 Ferrari 375 America by Vignale
Inter Vignale Coupe s/n EU
Throughout the country, prices on the old prewar prestige cars are booming. Louis men who plan to exhibit it and donate the proceeds to Jewish charities. The C. They think it's a good investment, and besides, it's a lot of fun. Prices on the Classics in crease if the original owner was fannies, of course, although purists like Mr.
Introduced at the Brussels Motor Show in , the Ferrari was the final evolution of the original chassis and the direct replacement for the updated Sharing roughly the same chassis and suspension features of its forebearers, the featured a 2. Thanks to the increase in displacement, power increased to bhp in standard road trim, with as much as bhp available when fitted with three Weber carburetors. Not only was the more powerful than the car it replaced, it was more forgiving as well, producing greater torque at lower engine speeds for increased drivability.