The eldest son of Italian-born parents – whose families came to the Cambridgeshire Fens after WWII to make bricks for new housing – Karl Fasulo grew up in the 70s and 80s when there were fewer cars on the roads.
His appreciation of beautiful motors began when his engineer father, Sav, used to involve Karl in helping to service vehicles at home after work for extra income. Karl would sit in the car listening for instructions from Dad and pumping the pedal to bleed the brakes – all the time imagining he was actually driving! This interest never faded – and especially grew stronger when Karl’s parents bought a beautiful, red, R107 Mercedes 280SL. That same Mercedes is still well loved by the family and was used at Karl’s wedding to Rosie. They now have two children, Gina May and Max, who Karl loves to involve in the world of classic cars, often bringing one home for them to admire and sit in.
After a successful career spanning two decades selling and managing premium vehicles for dealerships in London and Cambridgeshire, Karl decided to set up KGF Classic Cars to source original, modern classic cars and share them with like-minded knights of the road.
He says: “As a kid, I would squeeze in the back of our lovely red Mercedes with my brother and sister (seatbelts were not mandatory at that time!) – Mum and Dad in the front and all of us enjoying the outing. I would gaze out at other cars and my brother and I would shout out all the makes and models of the ones going by!
“With encouragement from my father, I entered the world of classic cars at 15, when I saved up and bought a 1964 Riley Elf Mk 2. I cleaned and polished this car every weekend until I was 17, when I threw away my L-plates and took to the road. My interest never waned – even during my career at BMW – to the point where driving these older cars gave me more pleasure than the modern offerings. Perhaps it is just happy childhood memories, but there is something about classics that draws me back to them every time…”
He adds: “I consider it a privilege to meet and do business with people who love them as much as I do. So, whether you are buying or selling or just browsing (taking a spin down memory lane, perhaps!), I hope you enjoy this website.”Contact me Go Back to Meet the Team