Automotive Masterpieces' Cars

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1954 Fiat 8V ZAGATO

  • Coachbuilder: Zagato
  • Chassis n°: 106*000078*
  • Engine n°: 104.000*000150*

One of six Fiat 8V built by Zagato with “double-bubble” roof. Participated in 1956 Mille Miglia, ranking 47th overall. Modified in nose shape in the early ‘60s.

Private collection

1954 Pegaso Z-102 Cabriolet

  • Coachbuilder: Saoutchik
  • Chassis n°: 01021530136
  • Engine n°: 0120170136

This is the only Series II Saoutchik cabriolet ever built on Z-102 chassis. It was shown in the 1954 San Remo Concorso d'Eleganza, driven by Pierre Saoutchik.

Private collection

1954 Maserati Sport 2000

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzeria Fantuzzi
  • Chassis n°: *2064*
  • Engine n°: *2092*

“The Colonel's Maserati” raced in 1954-1955 in France and in the French colonies with Colonel John Horace Simone. It raced the 1956 Mille Miglia. It ranked 10thoverall at the 1959 Targa Florio with Nino Vaccarella.

Private collection

1954 Alfa Romeo B.A.T. 7

  • Coachbuilder: Bertone
  • Chassis n°: 01485
  • Engine n°: no number

The second "Berlinetta Aerodinamica Tecnica", an aerodynamic masterpiece of Franco Scaglione for Bertone, shown at the Salone dell'Automobile di Torino in 1954.

Private collection

1954 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk I Coupé

  • Coachbuilder: Bertone
  • Chassis n°: LML/765
  • Engine n°: VB6J/213

A prototype remained unique: the only Coupé built by Bertone on Aston Martin DB2/4 chassis. Displayed at the Salone dell’automobile in Turin in November 1957.

Private collection

1954 Aston Martin DB2/4 Mk I Spider

  • Coachbuilder: Bertone
  • Chassis n°: LML/505
  • Engine n°: VB6J/91

Designed on request of Wacky Arnolt by Franco Scaglione for Bertone, this DB2/4 was a show car exhibited in the 1954 International Motor Sports Show at New York.

Private collection

1954 O.S.C.A. MT4-2AD

  • Coachbuilder: Fratelli Morelli
  • Chassis n°: 1151
  • Engine n°: 1509

Morelli bodied, it's the official car of Louis Chiron at 1954 Carrera Panamerica and Giulio Cabianca at 1956 Mille Miglia. It has a huge and succesful palmares.

Private collection

1954 Autobleu 750 Mille Miles

  • Coachbuilder: Carrosserie G.T.R.
  • Chassis n°: 195475
  • Engine n°: 670-01-1692503

A french little sportscar with a streamlined body. A one-off alloy prototype that raced the Mille Miglia in 1954 and 1955 as well as the 12h de Reims in 1956.

Private collection

1954 Alfa Romeo 2000 Sportiva

  • Coachbuilder: Bertone
  • Chassis n°: AR1900S-00003
  • Engine n°: 13160003

One of Scaglione's masterpieces. One-off, but intended for mass production. In the end, Giulietta Sprint took its place as more mainstream mass production car.

MUSEO ALFA ROMEO (IT)

1954 O.S.C.A. MT4-2AD

  • Coachbuilder: Fratelli Morelli
  • Chassis n°: 1146
  • Engine n°: 1131

The car raced the 1955 Mille Miglia, ranking 14th overall and 2nd in class. From 1954 had a long and successful career, mostly in France, driven by Luc Descollanges and later by Paul Pignard, father of the famous Michel (Pinuche), until the end of ‘50s.

Private collection

1954 Arnolt Bristol Bolide

  • Coachbuilder: Bertone
  • Chassis n°: 404X3076
  • Engine n°: BS1Mk2279

Designed by Franco Scaglione. One of only 85 Competition/Bolide roadster of 142 cars built. Disappeared for years and then found again, protagonist of SCCA races.

Private collection

1954 Fiat 1100 TV GT

  • Coachbuilder: Pinin Farina
  • Chassis n°: 103TV.045281
  • Engine n°: 45805

A first series of TV GT designed by Pinin Farina; this car was used in races from 1954 to 1956. It ran the Mille Miglia in 1955 and in several re-enactments.

Private collection

1954 Fiat 8V

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzerie Speciali Fiat
  • Chassis n°: 106.000103
  • Engine n°: 104000000160

One of only 29 Fiat 8V second series produced with standard body. It has a complete owners’ history and it was cared for more than 50 years by the same family.

Edoardo Tenconi (IT)

1954 Ferrari 500 Mondial Spyder

  • Coachbuilder: Scaglietti/Pininfarina
  • Chassis n°: 0410MD
  • Engine n°: 0410MD

A barchetta Mondial with a unique Scaglietti/Pinin Farina design. This chassis also raced the Coppa d'Oro delle Dolomiti in 1955 and the Mille Miglia in 1956.

Mario Righini (IT)

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL

  • Coachbuilder: Mercedes-Benz
  • Chassis n°: 198.043.5500486
  • Engine n°: 198.980.5500487

The 19th of 29 Alloy Gullwing. Raced the 1956 and 1957 Mille Miglia and had an intense racing career up to 1960, always with its owner-driver Alberico Cacciari.

Private collection