Eye Candy: Concorso Italiano

Aug 22, 2016 1176

by Bob Golfen

With some of the world's greatest Italian sports cars from the past and present standing nearby, Ruben Ruiz's minivan was a source of constant attention. Of course, this was Concorso Italiano and this was no ordinary minivan. Ruiz was more than happy to give curious spectators tours of his 1958 Fiat Multipla 600, which he called "the most visited car in this whole place."

The tiny Multipla was a real attention getter, which is not easy at Concorso Italiano, which mounted its annual show of great cars and Italian culture Saturday at the Black Horse Golf Course in Seaside, California. Although Italian cars are a mainstay of Monterey Car Week, Concorso is by far the largest celebration of bella macchina. The cars of Lamborghini and Alfa Romeo were highlighted during the 2016 edition, as the groundbreaking Lamborghini Miura and the Alfa Duetto roadster mark their 50th anniversaries. Also hitting the half-century mark are the Fiat 850 and 124 Spider, plus the DeTomaso Mangusta, the Italian/American mid-engine coupe.

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Source: https://news.classiccars.com/

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