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The Nardi-Danese 6C 2500 Has A Legendary Lineage

Upon examination, DeLuna discovered that this old race car was a Nardi-Danese 6C 2500, one of only three ever made. As you might suspect, the “Nardi” in the marque’s name owes its presence to one Enrico Nardi, who would go on to prominence for his beautiful steering wheels but who first made his mark in the car world as a test driver and engineer at Lancia and for Scuderia Ferrari.
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weston Hanson
weston Hanson

Awesome Film. Lots of goals to try to reach someday.

Felix Trzetrzelewska
Felix Trzetrzelewska

Gorgeous. And I agree, I love his attitude. And you are correct: now I know what a Nardi (also) is!

Petros Gillis
Petros Gillis

Beautiful car, great guy full of energy! I love his attitude for life!
And his garage is not that bad either!

Dan Glover
Dan Glover

Its been bugging me a bit but I finally put my figure on it. This car reminds me somewhat of the Allard, although I’d have to say the Nardi has cleaner and more becoming lines.

Emanuel Costa
Emanuel Costa

One of the best videos so far. Great great car!!!

Riccardo
Riccardo

I just wanted to say that this is possibly one of my favourite videos on Petrolicious ever (and I’m normally biased in favour of the Porsche related ones). The whole story is amazing in itself, but also the passion shining through as well as allowing me to get such a feel for what this car might be like really sets the imagination going.

Thanks Petrolicious!

Paul Davies
Paul Davies

Just beautiful, and so Petrolicious.

Justin Rahn
Justin Rahn

I have watched Petrolicious for years but this video caused me to finally register. Until today I had never seen a Nardi. I think I am in love. What a beautiful car in so many ways. Thank you Petrolicious and Mr. De Luna for sharing. I hope to hear many more.

Dan Glover
Dan Glover

I vote petrolicious does more videos of this gentleman and his cars.

Afshin Behnia
Afshin Behnia

Great suggestion!
Also, am I the only one who sees Mr. De Luna driving the Nardi as the Petrolicious logo personified? 🙂

J Mason
J Mason

Great story and beautiful car. Obviously driving vintage cars keeps you young. I’m signing up for your longevity plan!

Kurt Uzbay
Kurt Uzbay

Mr. De Luna-
You’re a gentleman… There should be more like you in the world.. Great car, video. Loved the EType coupe and the CType, as well(wow)… Thx Petrolicious… Kurt

Doug Escriva
Doug Escriva

I love you energy Dick. Really enjoyed pitting next to you at Monterey 2013, missed you at Sonoma last year.

Amadeo Destrini
Amadeo Destrini

Bellissima! This is truly a gorgeous work of art and Mr. DeLuna is wonderful owner. I’ve never seen a Nardi Danese until now, and I am richer for it. I also love his eclectic garage inventory, and especially the mint green ape in perfect restoration condition. Tante grazie Petrolicious and Mr. DeLuna.

Doug Miller
Doug Miller

A great video about a very cool car. Thanks for sharing Dick. Motor on con brio!

Dan Glover
Dan Glover

Great video, favourite in a long time. I couldn’t help thinking, man, this guy’s voice sounds like Bill Murray.

Clayton Merchant
Clayton Merchant

Nice! Good story and a gent of an owner. Nardi made some interesting cars to be sure. By far the most interesting and bizarre in my opinion was the Bisiluro built for the Lemans race in 1955. Google it and prepare to be amazed. Think catamaran on wheels, while they did race it, it wasn’t much of a success, but very interesting concept.

Dennis White
Dennis White

I want to steal this car (or at least Mr. DeLuna’s sweater)!

Beautiful video.

Patrick Peters
Patrick Peters

and until then….. i just want to keep moving… great stuff guys!

Matthew Lange
Matthew Lange

Love it. Judging by the hits on you-tube many viewers check out Petrolicious’ Ferrari, Porsche and 240z films, but if they pass on the films on the lesser known cars that Petrolicious feature they’re missing out. I never knew Nardi built cars as well and it was fascinating to learn about the history of this machine. My favourite Petrolicious film of 2015 so far.

Art Cervantes
Art Cervantes

Great story and BELLA MACCHINA! Never knew this car existed.

JB21
JB21

A smashing car, wonderful music (I mean, the engine noise)!!

Mark Greene
Mark Greene

Delicious car!