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2011/267: Italian Car Fest, Part 5 – Best In Show

1966 Ferrari Dino 206sp
Wouldn’t mind taking that one for a spin πŸ˜‰ While I was there, I overheard someone say that this is a $2 million car!

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16 responses

  1. Nice as it is, if I had $2 million to spend.. well, I’d go for something I could at least fit my camera gear in too (and that had carpets).. lol.. Mind you, I’d not turn down the chance of taking it for a spin either… Real nice shots Michaela.. πŸ™‚

    24. September, 2011 at 05:01

    • If I had $2 million to spend on a car, I could afford to hire someone to follow me with my camera gear πŸ˜‰
      Thanks, Brian.

      24. September, 2011 at 05:19

  2. What a fun ride that must be!!

    24. September, 2011 at 09:39

  3. doreen3boys

    you’d think for 2 million bucks, the interior would be a bit nicer πŸ˜‰ congrats on freshly pressed!

    24. September, 2011 at 10:36

    • Well, it IS a race car, guess they’re not big on nice interiors πŸ˜‰ Gotta keep the weight down to make them fly faster πŸ™‚
      Thanks, Doreen, this is very exciting.

      24. September, 2011 at 10:42

  4. Sweet ride, even though it is just on a race track πŸ˜‰ Auto Hotness!!

    24. September, 2011 at 11:32

  5. I would love a ride in this beautiful car – more fun than in (my) old Volvo πŸ˜‰

    24. September, 2011 at 13:36

  6. Thank you, Jewel and Truels πŸ™‚

    I meant to add the link to the rest of the Italian Car Fest photos, if anyone is interested. You can see them here:
    http://michaelab.zenfolio.com/italiancarfest2011

    24. September, 2011 at 15:55

    • Hey there, your link didn’t work. $2 mil (gasp!).

      24. September, 2011 at 19:25

      • What link? The one to the gallery?? It just worked for me….
        You can click the link to my Zenfolio galleries on the sidebar (almost at the top), and then click on the Italian Car Fest album. That should work. I hope!

        24. September, 2011 at 19:28

  7. The Dino was always the controversial Ferrari. It was not a 12-cylinder and the Dino name was in place of calling it a Ferrari. That was a ridiculous notion, of course. They were mass-produced (relatively speaking) and a bachelor in my father’s office bought one. I idolized the guy, managing to get a couple of rides out of him to high-school football games. It was nice pulling up in the Dino and he always made a show of it. Didn’t help me with the girls, though…

    25. September, 2011 at 13:54

    • Aww, darn, where was that Mini back then, when you needed it, right? Oh wait… that wouldn’t have helped, either πŸ˜‰

      25. September, 2011 at 13:59

  8. 2 million!! wow!! cool car though.

    25. September, 2011 at 21:29

  9. it looks better than the one in Paris, cuz it’s outdoor event πŸ™‚ very nice…

    26. September, 2011 at 05:07

  10. Becky Sue

    My Dad, husband and kids went to the NASCAR race this weekend. I can tolerate a lot of things but I’ve been once and never again! Do I see changing leaves in pic #1?

    26. September, 2011 at 08:40

    • Thankfully there was no racing here… I wouldn’t go to a race either.
      Changing leaves? Probably shrivelled up from the lack of rain.

      26. September, 2011 at 08:55

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