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by JamesE » Tue Aug 28, 2018 12:27 pm

cannonball wrote:Well that sir is pretty amazing, one of my all time fave cars for sure,, how did it feel to drive with that grumbling Hemi behind you ????? and how come you drove it who owns it what connection to you etc etc ??? just have a very high interest thank you,,



I did it for a magazine quite a long time ago. Helpfully, it has more recently been uploaded on to the internet. Here you go...

https://www.classicandsportscar.com/news/csc-features/the-monteverdi-hai-%E2%80%93-behind-the-wheel-of-the-most-elusive-classic-of-all
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by cannonball » Tue Aug 28, 2018 2:59 pm

JamesE wrote:
cannonball wrote:Well that sir is pretty amazing, one of my all time fave cars for sure,, how did it feel to drive with that grumbling Hemi behind you ????? and how come you drove it who owns it what connection to you etc etc ??? just have a very high interest thank you,,



I did it for a magazine quite a long time ago. Helpfully, it has more recently been uploaded on to the internet. Here you go...

https://www.classicandsportscar.com/news/csc-features/the-monteverdi-hai-%E2%80%93-behind-the-wheel-of-the-most-elusive-classic-of-all


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by Nicholas Lightbown » Tue Sep 11, 2018 5:29 pm

Can you identify? Or do you need a clue?
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by JamesE » Tue Sep 11, 2018 9:08 pm

Nicholas Lightbown wrote:Can you identify? Or do you need a clue?



Bertone Alfa 2600 Sprint HS. Front very ugly.
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by Dion » Tue Sep 11, 2018 11:09 pm

JamesE wrote:Bertone Alfa 2600 Sprint HS. Front very ugly.

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by Roh » Wed Sep 12, 2018 5:55 am

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by Barrie » Wed Sep 12, 2018 7:18 am

'Strewth cobber!
That's a strine Milano GT
Mid 60s glass fibre with Holden engine, probably straight 6
Why the Aussies had to pinch an Italian name when they have plenty of exotic place names of their own.
Wonga Wonga GT sounds fine to me.
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by Roh » Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:14 am

J.W.F. Glass-Fibre Industries Milano GT

Yes it has a straight 6 Holden Grey motor. That particular car has been in Europe for some time now. https://www.zwischengas.com/de/FT/fahrz ... wagen.html

Wonga Wonga may not be such a great name for a GT. It would mean a place of many pigeons!
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by felixkk » Wed Sep 12, 2018 8:21 am

Photo taken in Zurich, at the Dolder Classic meet. With Monica and Andy Luthiger's 541 next to it!
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by DaveT » Thu Sep 13, 2018 6:22 am

felixkk wrote:Photo taken in Zurich, at the Dolder Classic meet. With Monica and Andy Luthiger's 541 next to it!


Hi Felix, being a bit pedantic in a thread called "name that car" the 541 looks more like a 541R to me!!

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by felixkk » Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:24 pm

You are 100% correct, my sincerest apologies! And also please excuse that I could not contain my excitement when seeing the familiar location and the 541...R and went off topic! :D
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by felixkk » Thu Sep 13, 2018 12:40 pm

To my defense or to make matters worse, depending on how you look at it, my 541 is not an R as it appears to be, but a 541 Deluxe...

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by AH1951 » Tue Oct 02, 2018 12:48 am

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by Keith » Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:46 am

Barrie will like that one Adrian, it's quite a gooda image.
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by Martin R » Tue Oct 02, 2018 2:31 pm

Must be a Bentley in that case :)
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