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Here you will find online articles, print magazine features and videos related to Girardo & Co. from the automotive and broader media – think opinions from Max Girardo on the best classic cars to buy and road tests of our classic cars for sale.

During last year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed, our friends from Goodwood Road & Racing filmed a fantastic video with Max about our Citroën ZX Rallye-Raid. If you didn’t know much about these Gallic giants, which dominated the Paris-Dakar rally in the 1990s…

Girardo & Co. Was prominently featured in the Winter 2021 issue of the Canadian print magazine Autostrada with a company profile and extensive interview with Max Girardo. If only the photographer and writer Alex Lawrence had visited us when we didn’t all have our lockdown hair!

Is there a finer automotive magazine out there right now than The Road Rat? We think not. Our very own Max Girardo was honoured to contribute to the Winter 2021 issue, offering his expertise on three road-legal racers with their roots in the European Touring Car Championship. We were also able to supply some fantastic photography to complement Max’s words.

In its October issue, the editors at Octane chose to highlight the magnificent 1986 Ford RS200 we sold late last year in its regular Showroom Stars column.

Our friends at Linkage chose to highlights the illustrious life and career of Jacky Ickx in their Fall 2021 issue. We were delighted when they approached us and asked us to illustrate the in-depth story with an incredible selection of high-res photography from the Girardo & Co. Archive. Which is your favourite?

In its September issue, our friends at EVO gave our ex-Sébastien Loeb 2008 championship-winning Citroën C4 WRC their full treatment. In addition to the superb video, Henry Catchpole wrote a fantastic 10-page story on the car for the magazine. What’s more, EVO used a wonderful shot of the car for the cover of its subscriber’s edition.

Tazio is a magnificent new quarterly print publication produced by Dirk de Jager and Johan Dillen focusing on the rich history of motorsport. In issue two, we were honoured to contribute an epic photo of a Lancia 037 Rally Evo 2 Group B coming in hot from the Girardo & Co. Archive, in what will become a regular instalment of ‘From the Vaults’.

In issue three of the beautifully produced new motorsport quarterly The Pit Stop, there’s a fantastic feature profiling the 1981 Alfa Romeo 179C we’re currently offering for sale. Included are interviews with legendary Mario Andretti and Bruno Giacomelli, both of whom drove this chassis during the 1981 Formula 1 World Championship.

For issue three of the 96 Magazine, produced by the hugely popular 96 Club in London, editor Niall Julian swung by Belchers Farm to sample the fabulous 1962 Ferrari 250 GTE 2+2 we’re currently offering for sale.

In the latest issue of GT Porsche, Richard Gooding explores the allure of the Zagato-bodied Porsche 356 B Coupé ‘Sanction Lost’, profiling the exquisite dark-grey example we were privileged to sell last year.

In addition to reproducing Evo Magazine’s extensive profile of our Ferrari 550 Maranello Prodrive in French, Enzo France interviewed our very own Max Girardo about what it’s like to actually compete with chassis 03 and why the car has become so desirable in recent years.

Tazio is a magnificent new quarterly print publication produced by the Dirk de Jager and Johan Dillen, focusing on the rich history of motorsport. In issue one, we were privileged to contribute a epic photo of Ayrton Senna from the Girardo & Co. Archive in what will become a regular instalment of ‘From the Vaults’.

We recently headed to not-so-sunny Wales to let the renowned motoring journalist Henry Catchpole have a go in our ex-Loeb 2008 Citroën C4 WRC for a video on the Carfection channel. The weather didn’t exactly play ball and yes, we only had one set of slick tyres, but the resulting video is a fascinating insight into what it’s like to drive a modern-era WRC car…

Following the collector car auctions which took place during the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance weekend in Florida, K500’s Steve Wakefield took a deep dive into the results, speaking to those in the know and crunching the numbers. Steve talked to Max Girardo, who commentated at the event, to find out his thoughts.

This beautifully written and quite moving story by Andrew Frankel on The Intercooler app describes the day he drove our Dino, which was the first Ferrari he ever encountered at the tender age of six, when it was bought by his father. Unbelievably, he was able to confirm that the 8-track cassettes in the glovebox were the very same tapes bought by his father back in the 1970s. If you’re not subscribed to The Intercooler, then this story is reason...

Issue 219 of Prancing Horse Magazine features an extensive feature on the beautiful 2001 Ferrari 550 Barchetta Pininfarina we sold earlier this year, focusing on what it’s like to drive and why it’s such a special car in the context of Ferrari’s modern history…

For its June 2021 issue, Classic Cars’ features editor Joe Breeze swung by Belchers Farm to sample the 1969 Lamborghini Islero S we’re currently offering for sale and frame it in the wider context of the changing automotive landscape and transition to the ‘wedge’ era in the early 1970s…

Each issue, Classic & Sports Car Magazine selects its favourite cars currently listed for sale on the open market. And this month, it chose our 1969 Lamborghini Islero S. It’s a neat summary of the car’s appeal and, more specifically, why it represents great value against its other Italian contemporaries…

As part of its ‘The anatomy of a…’ series of features, Evo Magazine has dedicated 10 pages of its June issue to the Ferrari 550 Maranello Prodrive and explored the significance of the car in the wider context of early-noughties GT racing. Evo’s superb photographer Aston Parrott visited Belchers Farm to capture chassis 03, our ex-McRae car, in all its glorious detail…

Issue two of the beautifully produced new motorsport quarterly The Pit Stop featured an in-depth feature exploring the Girardo & Co. Archive. Included is an interview with our own Marcus Willis about the background of the archive and how we came to be involved with it, in addition to some captivating imagery from the exhaustive selection…

In Volume three, issue one of Private Motor Club, Editor Tim Hutton dives deep into the Girardo & Co. Archive, interviewing our own Marcus Willis about our reasoning behind acquiring the archive and, of course, showcasing some of the wonderfully evocative imagery from the exhaustive selection…  

In Volume three, issue one of Private Motor Club, our very own Max Girardo used his regular column to extoll the virtues of grassroots rallying, recalling his early days of competitive rallying in Italy with his father and, more recently, more relaxed road rallies…

In the May issue of Classic & Sports Car, Britain’s best-selling classic car magazine reported on our acquisition of the Photo4 archive in its News & Events section…

Shortly before we found our 2001 Ferrari 550 Barchetta a great new home, the guys at GTspirit popped over to Belchers Farm to drive it and find out why it’s such a special machine…

For the widely regarded British motoring journalist Andrew Frankel, spotting the Dino 246GT we’re offering for sale on our website allowed him to travel back to another time in his life – a wonderfully personal story on Goodwood Road & Racing

In the May issue of Octane, the premier British classic car magazine reported on our acquisition of the Photo4 archive in its ‘News Feed’ section…

In February, our good friends at Hagerty ran a fascinating story exploring the initial impact of Brexit on the classic car market, in which they included insight from our very own Max Girardo…

In March of 2021, Evo Magazine profiled Max Girardo for its monthly ‘My Life & Cars’ feature. The fascinating interview ranges from Max’s first (dramatic) foray into rallying to the path to him becoming one of the world’s leading collector car specialists…

The French website Les Voitures ran an in-depth piece exploring the 1981 Alfa Romeo 179C we're currently offering for sale, the car in which Mario Andretti finished fourth at Long Beach and Bruno Giacomelli finished third in Las Vegas…

In its April 2021 issue, Sam Dawson from Classic Cars Magazine got under the skin of the 1963 Porsche 356 B Carrera 2 we’re currently offering for sale to understand how its sporting qualities continue to define the Stuttgart today….

For the very first edition of Linkage Magazine, Max Girardo was asked to describe his perfect drive. The story, which is beautifully illustrated by Tom Shaxson, involved a 17-mile ribbon of Oxfordshire asphalt and Max’s beloved ex-Jolly Club 1974 Lancia Stratos HF Group IV…

For its March 2021 issue, Classic Cars Magazine sampled the pride of Max Girardo’s fleet of Italian rally cars: the 1984 Lancia 037 Rally Evo 2 Group B in which the late, great Henri Toivonen earned his full-time Works contract for 1984…

In his latest column for Lockton Performance, the world’s largest privately owned global insurance broker, Max Girardo ponders how Brexit might affect business in the collector car world moving forward…

In volume two, issue four of Private Motor Club, our very own Max Girardo uses his regular column to explore the world of Japanese collector cars, more specifically why the stigma around Japanese cars in ‘our’ world is entirely unwarranted – Nissan Fairlady Z 432 or Honda NSX, anyone? – and why the genre’s future is looking bright…

In volume two, issue four of Private Motor Club, James Bannister proved the old adage ‘never meet your heroes’ spectacularly wrong when he got to grips with the ex-Colin McRae 1997 Safari Rally-winning Subaru Impreza WRC97, which forms part of the Girardo & Co. collection.

Before Christmas, our friends at The Apex interviewed Max Girardo for both a story on their website and their popular podcast. The interview is typically eclectic for Max, ranging from his roots in the collector car world to the legacy of the McLaren F1 GTR…

Pistonheads was one of the plethora of high-profile automotive website to report on our acquisition of the Photo4 archive back in February…

In issue 218 of Prancing Horse Magazine, the print publication of the Ferrari Cub of America, our good friend and the renowned British Ferrari historian Keith Bluemel took a closer look at the 1983 Ferrari 308 GTB Michelotto Group B which we sold at the tail end of 2020…

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