Auto Italia 2013

7 Apr

We arrive at in the gardens behind Old Parliament House to find Auto Italia blessed with another day of absolutely gorgeous April weather this year (take a look at last year’s pics). Words can’t really describe the beautiful cars, so I’ll let them speak for themselves (together with some inane commentary!).

(If you enjoy these photos and are looking for more, please check out Richard Tuffin’s fabulous set.)


So sexy

So sexy

Love this colour!

Love this colour!

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways...

How do I love thee? Let me count the ways…




Love this colour Vespa

Love this colour Vespa




Could only see two Lambrettas

Could only see two Lambrettas

Seemed to be fewer scooters than last year

Seemed to be fewer scooters than last year




For sale!

For sale!

Slightly wonky

Slightly wonky




Could they look any more wonderful?

Could they look any more wonderful?









Date: Sunday, April 7 (mid-morning to 2.30? Most cars had left by 3)

Cost: Free, with a range of food stalls available, including the gingerbread folks Casa Di Miele from the Multicultural Festival

Worthwhile factor: Highly worthwhile – lovely day out with the kids, or your dog

Want more? Auto Italia Canberra

Want more photos? Check out Richard Tuffin’s fabulous set here.

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7 Responses to “Auto Italia 2013”

  1. Gary Lum April 7, 2013 at 9:32 pm #

    Great looking cars 🙂

    • inthetaratory April 7, 2013 at 9:35 pm #

      Aren’t they! Am so jealous (but grateful the owners let others covet them!) 🙂

  2. Leo April 8, 2013 at 7:21 pm #

    Nice pics!
    Always a great event.
    Works so much better since they moved it from Grevillea Park a few years ago.


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