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Magazine Coverage from the Past
View the articles here range from 1977 through 2004, which speaks well for the length of time this automobile has held the public's attention.
Automotive Age has a two-tone red Series I Clenet on its cover in February 1977.
Stand in line. The July 4, 1978 Esquire announces that Clenet owners are offered first refusal on the new four-passenger Series II Cabriolet. The cover shows a Series I Roadster.
Clenet stands out among other exotic automobiles in Motor Trend, June 1979.
Crossroads features the Clenet Series I Roadster, the Clenet Series II Cabriolet, and the Sceptre 6.6S in its March 1981 issue.
A Houston dealer and a private owner advertise Clenets in The Robb Report, in October 1981.
This Clenet Series II Cabriolet magazine ad emphasizes the Clenet Experience enjoyed by the owner of each limited edition automobile.
The French magazine Chromes & Flammes has a feature-length article on the Clenet with extensive photo coverage of Factory 2 in the December 1981 issue.
Pioneer Stereo uses Clenet in their ad campaign to draw attention to their car stereos as shown here in People, June 28, 1982.
DuPont magazine boasts about the finest car in the world being kept shiny with their car wax in the May-June 1982 issue.
Clenet´s global presence is shown by the Dutch magazine Chroom & Flammen, comparing the American Clenet to the Rolls-Royce in the November 1982 issue.
The Series II Cabriolet and Series III Asha are shown in the program for the 1984 Santa Barbara Concours d´Elegance, held near the Carpinteria Clenet plant.
Clenets exhibit in the Million Dollar Alley at the South Florida Auto Show in October 1984. A Clenet ad also appears in the program.
Clenet dealer Frank Flores is highlighted in the November 1984 issue of Hispanic Business.
The Robb Report discusses Alfred DiMora taking the wheel of the new Clenet Coachworks in its May 1985 issue.
The Clenet Series II Cabriolet is advertised in the program of the 1985 Santa Barbara Concours d´Elegance.
The program for the International Auto Show in Seattle asks, "Could this become the American Rolls-Royce?" in November 1985.
The Robb Report´s "We Address Success" ad campaign features Alfred DiMora with a Clenet in July 1985.
Collectible Automobile runs a six-page article on the Clenet´s resurgence in September 1985.
The Illustrated plays up Alfred DiMora´s Clenets in their Who´s Who list of owners in the Autumn 1985 issue.
The Robb Report discusses the introduction of the Clenet Series IV Sportster as new, improved, and a real "steel" in August 1985.
City Slicker anniversary edition runs a feature article on Clenet, "America´s Rolls-Royce" in 1985.
A famous calendar shot of the Clenet Series III Asha runs as an ad in Experience Santa Barbara in 1985.
Orange Coast magazine for December 1985 wishes you a Merry Christmas, offering you a Clenet as a stocking stuffer for your loved one.
The Neiman Marcus Holiday 1985 magazine features a "not for everyone" Clenet ad from three California dealers.
The Clenet Series III Asha is advertised by Jim Marino Imports, of Pasadena, California, one of many Clenet dealers throughout the world, in 1985.
Santa Barbara magazine highlights Alfred DiMora´s Clenet as the "Phoenix rising," in January 1986.
The Santa Barbara Concours d´Elegance gives a glimpse of Alfred DiMora and his new Clenet Coachworks in September 1986.
Architectural Digest shows off one of Sylvester Stallone´s two Clenets.
Will a Clenet be the next car you lease?
An article on the Clenet Series III Asha praises the automobile and gives its specifications in 1986.
In 1986, High Performance Cars put the New Clenet Coachworks on the front cover.
Clenet is featured in a fashion photo shoot in LV magazine in 1986.
The front cover of the October-December 1986 issue of Automotive Hall of Fame News proclaims Clenet as the Official Centennial Car.
Alfred DiMora receives the Official Centennial Car Award for the Clenet at the Automotive Hall of Fame in Michigan, where the automobile was on display.
Car Collector does a pictorial spread on the Clenet series.
This ad in Relax magazine is an example of the lifestyle advertising Alfred DiMora utilized for the luxurious Clenet automobile in November 1986.
The Clenet Series IV Sportster, yet another Alfred DiMora design, is compared to the Series I, II, and III in the Fall 1987 issue of Auto Style.
In 2004, the Clenet Series I Roadster is still drawing attention at classic car shows.