Automotive Masterpieces' Cars

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1927 Lancia Lambda Spider 7a serie tipo corto

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzeria Casaro
  • Chassis n°: 15725
  • Engine n°: 5749

A rare 7th series Lancia Lambda, chassis “Tipo 218”, coachbuilt by Carrozzeria Casaro.

Private collection

1933 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Gran Sport

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzeria Castagna Milano
  • Chassis n°: 121215037
  • Engine n°: 6C121215037

Sporty and stylish coachwork by Castagna, the eighth example built, bearing production number 37, this 6C 1750 Gran Sport was in the hands of the same owner for forty years, then travelled the world. Recently restored with meticulous attention to details.

Private collection

1948 Fiat 1100 S Stanguellini

  • Coachbuilder: Motto
  • Chassis n°: 1100S*500053*
  • Engine n°: 1100S*500069*

Stanguellini powered. Born with Fiat Carrozzerie Speciale body, it evolved in a Ferrari-like Motto shape. It has participated in 1951 and 1952 Mille Miglia. It ranked 9thplace overall at the L’Aosta- Gran San Bernardo.

Private collection

1929 Bugatti Type 40 Grand Sport

  • Coachbuilder: Bugatti
  • Chassis n°: 40775
  • Engine n°: 656

The personal car of S.A.S Gustave de Croÿ, Prince de Croÿ Roeulx and Prince de Solre.

Private collection

1929 Lancia Lambda Spider 8a serie tipo corto

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzeria Casaro
  • Chassis n°: 20483
  • Engine n°: 10212

A rarest Lambda chassis Type 221 coachbuilt by Casaro and owned by Counte Vittorio Zanon di Valgiurata.

Private collection

1929 Zanussi Alfa Romeo 1100 Sport

  • Coachbuilder: Zanussi Treviso
  • Chassis n°: 0211463
  • Engine n°: 500334

One-off barchetta race car built by Fioravante Zanussi, using a Fiat 508 C chassis; born with an Alfa Romeo derived engine and, as last development, fitted with a 1100 S engine.

MUSEO NICOLIS (IT)

1930 Bugatti Type 35B Grand Prix

  • Coachbuilder: Bugatti
  • Chassis n°: 4952
  • Engine n°: 209TC

It was commissioned by the Portoguese racing driver Henry Lehrfeld. It ran and won the 1930 Setúbal Start Kilometre and 1934 Circuito Internacional de Vila Real.

J. Lacerda (PT)

1935 Fiat 508 S Berlinetta Mille Miglia

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzerie Speciali Fiat
  • Chassis n°: 508S076019
  • Engine n°: 000609

This berlinetta participated to the 1936 Mille Miglia, classifying 2nd in class and 14th overall in the hands of the racing driver and owner Alberto Comirato with his wife, Lia Dumas, as co-driver.
Owned by the Agusta family for over thirty years.

Private collection

1927 Amilcar CGSS

  • Coachbuilder: Boone & Porter
  • Chassis n°: 41097
  • Engine n°: 41097

A rare Manx version bodied by Boone & Porter in UK.

Private collection

1931 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 GT Mille Miglia

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzeria Touring
  • Chassis n°: 6C 10914569
  • Engine n°: 6C 10914569

A 2-door berlinetta “Weymann” based on the V series Gran Turismo, in an unusual Olive green. It ran the 1933 Mille Miglia, ranking 17th overall and 1st in class.

Private collection

1933 Alfa Romeo 8C 2600 Monza

  • Coachbuilder: -
  • Chassis n°: 2211137
  • Engine n°: 2211137

First owner Tazio Nuvolari. It ran three times the Mille Miglia and several races and GP.

Mario Righini (IT)

1924 Alfa Romeo RL Targa Florio

  • Coachbuilder: Riva
  • Chassis n°: TF11
  • Engine n°: 110RS

This is the sole survivor chassis of the Alfa Romeo works team that raced in the 1924 Targa Florio. It is believed to be #11 car of Count Giulio Masetti - 2nd OA.

Private collection

1931 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Gran Sport

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzeria Aprile Savona
  • Chassis n°: 10814331
  • Engine n°: 10814331

Born with a 6C 1750 GS bodywork by Zagato, in 1938 Carrozzeria Aprile changed it with an aerodynamic shape. The car ran some races.

Corrado Lopresto (IT)

1930 Delage D8N

  • Coachbuilder: Henri Chapron Carrossier
  • Chassis n°: 34410
  • Engine n°: 1307

This handsome “Mouette” saloon bodywork is a creation of Henri Chapron. The car was owned by the famous restaurateur André Surmain.

Private collection

1934 Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 Gran Turismo

  • Coachbuilder: -
  • Chassis n°: 700447
  • Engine n°: #700447

One of the older chassis of the Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 survivors. This is an example with Carrozzeria Alfa Romeo body.

Axel Marx (CH)