Michael Prichinello Classic Car Club

By Tom Ran

Published: November 4, 2013 under Automotive

1966 Ford GT40

Photo: Tuukka Koski

Even at 25mph, the roar of the engine coming from a 1966 Ford GT40 is capable of tearing the asphalt from the road. It was a Tuesday afternoon and the quiet West Village street was being terrorized by this beast of a car. We were there to photograph Michael Princhinello from Classic Car Club for our interview. The idea of being in an exotic car as thrilling as this one is a fantasy for most, but for members of CCC it can be an every day experience. Michael launched the Manhattan chapter with Zac Moseley after the success of U.K.’s club. Eight years later it continues to be a destination for car enthusiast and speed freaks. We sat down with Michael to find out more about the club and his passion for the road.

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Alya Kazakevich in her shop in the Lower East Side

Photo: Rose Callahan

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Partners Robert Highsmith and Stefanie Brechbuehler

Photo: Samuel Bristow

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M.Nii Tailor, Waianae, Hawaii 1959

Photo: Tom McBride

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