Automotive Masterpieces' Cars

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1934 Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 GT Berlina

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzeria Touring
  • Chassis n°: 700401
  • Engine n°: no number

One of the older chassis of the Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 survivors with Carrozzeria Touring bodywork.

MUSEO ALFA ROMEO (-)

1934 Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 Coupé Aerodinamico

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzeria Castagna Milano
  • Chassis n°: 700500
  • Engine n°: no number

An elegant and aerodynamic two-door coupe built by Castagna Milano.

MUSEO ALFA ROMEO (-)

1929 Bugatti Type 41 Royale Coupé Napoleon

  • Coachbuilder: -
  • Chassis n°: 41100
  • Engine n°: 41141

If there was ever a motorcar that deserved to be referred to as a Automotive Masterpiece, that car is the Bugatti Royale.

CITÉ DE L'AUTOMOBILE - NATIONAL MOTOR MUSEUM - SCHLUMPF COLLECTION (FR)

1933 Aston Martin Le Mans 2 seater

  • Coachbuilder: -
  • Chassis n°: K3/321/S
  • Engine n°: B3/239/S

A rare Le Mans model that ran the 1934 Inter-Varsity Speed Trials and at the 1935 RAC Rally.

Niccolò Ricci (IT)

1933 Fiat 508 S Balilla Sport

  • Coachbuilder: -
  • Chassis n°: 508S*020693
  • Engine n°: 21791

Uprated with an original S.I.A.T.A. head. A long history of participation in commemorative events, including the historic Mille Miglia. It was featured in the magazine Automobilismo d'Epoca.

Private collection

1925 Aston Martin Grand Prix

  • Coachbuilder: -
  • Chassis n°: 1961
  • Engine n°: 6

Works car built to be raced in 1925 at the Brooklands 200 Mile Race, driven by Humphrey Cook (pilot and founder by ERA - English Racing Automobiles). 

Private collection

1952 Ermini Sport Internazionale

  • Coachbuilder: Motto
  • Chassis n°: 055352
  • Engine n°: 004

This car has a Gilco modified chassis. It ran Mille Miglia and Targa Florio in 1952 and Mille Miglia and Coppa d’Oro delle Dolomiti in 1953, among others races in the 50s.

Edoardo Tenconi (IT)

1927 B.N.C. Type 527 Sport Monza

  • Coachbuilder: Carrosserie Charles Duval
  • Chassis n°: 27082
  • Engine n°: 2669DS

One of the four cars bodied by Duval in Sports conformation.

Private collection

1933 Alfa Romeo 6C 1500 Gran Sport Testa Fissa

  • Coachbuilder: Zagato
  • Chassis n°: 6C10814406
  • Engine n°: 10814406

One of the just 18 "Testa Fissa" that raced the Mille Miglia in 1934 and 1936.

Private collection

1933 Lancia Astura Torpedo Grand Sport

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzeria Castagna Milano
  • Chassis n°: 30*2056
  • Engine n°: 1066

It is the only car in the world to win the Coppa D'Oro Villa Este twice. It was bought by tobacco heiress Doris Duke aka "the richest girl in the world"

Private collection

1933 Aston Martin Le Mans 2/4 seater

  • Coachbuilder: Enrico Bertelli
  • Chassis n°: F3/280/S
  • Engine n°: B3234

A long chassis model and one of just 106 Aston Martin all models built in 1933.

Private collection

1928 Riley 9 HP Brookland Speed Model

  • Coachbuilder: Thomson & Taylor
  • Chassis n°: 60/19
  • Engine n°: 40100

It ran the 1928 and 1929 Tourist Trophies driven by Edgar Maclure.

Private collection

1933 Fiat 508 Balilla Spyder tipo corsa

  • Coachbuilder: Fiat
  • Chassis n°: 508016627
  • Engine n°: 017731

Called Spyder "tipo corsa" in the documents of the time, it is believed to be one of the pre-series. It has a racing history yet to be verified.

Private collection

1930 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A SS Torpedo

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzeria Castagna Milano
  • Chassis n°: 1651
  • Engine n°: IF 1651

Built for an American customer wears a one-off torpedo body built by Carrozzeria Castagna.

Corrado Lopresto (IT)

1932 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Gran Sport

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzeria Brianza
  • Chassis n°: 6C10814395
  • Engine n°: 10814395

One of only two still existing 6C 1750 with Carrozzeria Brianza bodywork.

Private collection