Automotive Masterpieces' Cars

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1938 Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 B Spyder MM

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzeria Touring
  • Chassis n°: 815001
  • Engine n°: 925041

Won 1938 championship, with 7 wins on 8 races, 1st in class at the Mille Miglia, 1st overall at the Targa Abruzzo with Franco Cortese. 6th in class at the 1940 MM with Tassara-Facetti. Postwar rebodied by Pinin Farina. The car then came back to its original shape.

Private collection

1938 Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 B Lungo

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzeria Alfa
  • Chassis n°: 814279
  • Engine n°: 823541

Sometimes also called “ministeriale”, this imposing six-seater is the long wheelbase version of the 6C 2300B. Since 1990 in the collection of Corrado Lopresto.

Corrado Lopresto (IT)

1938 Lancia Astura 4a Serie Cabriolet

  • Coachbuilder: Pinin Farina
  • Chassis n°: 41*2943
  • Engine n°: 41038

An one-off example featuring an handsome two door convertible coachwork by Pinin Farina. Its first owner was the famous Conte Gaetano Marzotto di Valdagno.

Private collection

1938 Lancia Astura Mille Miglia Sport

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzeria Colli
  • Chassis n°: 413207
  • Engine n°: 41297

The car was prepared in 1939 by Carrozzeria Colli, by order of the Milanese Scuderia Ambrosiana, for one of the Scuderia top drivers: Luigi Villoresi.

MUSEO NICOLIS (IT)

1938 Lancia Aprilia Sport Pagani

  • Coachbuilder: Viotti / Benelli
  • Chassis n°: 39.2849
  • Engine n°: 97.7586

A one-off Aprilia. Prepared by Pagani, born with an aerodynamic body and later transformed into spider, it ran with both bodies including three Mille Miglia. 

Private collection

1938 Fiat 500 Sport Vendrame

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzeria Vendrame
  • Chassis n°: 500*040806*
  • Engine n°: 5207450

One of only two Fiat 500 barchetta built by Tullio Vendrame on a so called “balestra corta” chassis with this body. It features a special Testa Marino head. 

Private collection

1939 Fiat 508 CMM

  • Coachbuilder: Fratelli Savio
  • Chassis n°: 508CM*238700*
  • Engine n°: 108C241575

Owned by Ercole Boratto, it participated with Gino Zordan in 1940 at the Gran Premio Brescia delle Mille Miglia, ranking 4th in class and 13th overall. It participated with Giuseppe Boscarino in 19 editions of the Mille Miglia re-enactment, from 1991 to 2018. In 2017 it was shown at the exhibition “90 anni, 1000 Miglia”.

Private collection

1939 Siata 1100 Coupé

  • Coachbuilder: Viberti
  • Chassis n°: 508C238030
  • Engine n°: 108C

Absolutely typical of Italy's entirely charming Fiat-based racing specials. It ran the Gran Premio di Brescia delle Mille Miglia with Ruggeri/Dansi, ranking sixteenth overall and sixty in the up to 1100 cc class.

Edoardo Tenconi (IT)

1940 Auto Avio Costruzioni 815

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzeria Touring
  • Chassis n°: 815/021
  • Engine n°: 815021

Enzo Ferrari's first own project, under a temporary brand. Second (of just two) chassis built for Alberto Ascari. 1940, 1947 and 1948 Mille Miglia entrant.

Mario Righini (IT)

1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS Coupé

  • Coachbuilder: Bertone
  • Chassis n°: 915516
  • Engine n°: SS923616

A one-off car designed by Mario Revelli di Beaumont for Bertone and part of the cars of Scuderia Automobilistica Milan. Queen in concourse d'elegance for its lines.

Corrado Lopresto (IT)

1945 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 S Cabriolet Speciale

  • Coachbuilder: Pinin Farina
  • Chassis n°: 915169
  • Engine n°: 923969

A Pinin Farina one-off car driven by Battista “Pinin” Farina in a tour of shows and concours in 1946 and was later his personal car. Inspired the Austin A-90 Atlantic.

Private collection

1946 Fiat 1100 Sport Ermini

  • Coachbuilder: Bertone/Ortolani
  • Chassis n°: 1100*279904*
  • Engine n°: 305909

The only surviving of a limited production, ordered to Bertone by Scuderia Milan, is the first car with the famous DOHC ERMINI engine. It raced 1952 Mille Miglia.

Private collection

1947 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Sport Cabriolet

  • Coachbuilder: Pinin Farina
  • Chassis n°: 915303
  • Engine n°: S.926113

It was 50th overall at the 1949 Mille Miglia. It also raced in 1949: Coppa Inter-Europa, Coppa Internazionale delle Dolomiti, Stella Alpina. Has matching numbers and a concours restoration, respecting the original livery.

Private collection

1947 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 S Berlinetta

  • Coachbuilder: Pinin Farina
  • Chassis n°: AR 915365
  • Engine n°: 926184

A unique car designed by Pinin Farina on 6C 2500 S chassis with an unconventional grille for an Alfa Romeo. It was displayed by Pinin Farina at 1950 Geneva Motor Show.

ALFA BLUE TEAM (IT)

1947 Cisitalia 202 Spyder Mille Miglia

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzeria Garella
  • Chassis n°: 002S
  • Engine n°: 029

This chassis is a one-off car all-stell prototype for the 202 Spyder, placed 4th OA in 1947 Mille Miglia

Private collection