Automotive Masterpieces' Highlights

The highlights are the gems of Automotive Masterpieces.

Cars with a traced past and history, full of vintage photos and rediscovered documentation.
To achieve this result are cars in "Researches & updates ONGOING" mode and which have owners who (in whole or in large part) supported and funded to the research proposed by us.
In any case, all the cars on the site are real "Automotive Masterpieces", so we invite you to browse out of the highlights.

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

1932 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Gran Sport

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

One of 106 fifth-series Gran Sports produced and one of only 2 still existing 6C 1750 with Carrozzeria Brianza bodywork. Overall 6 Brianza Gran Sport were built.

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, eighth example built. In the hands of the same owner for forty years. Restored with meticulous attention to details.

Private collection

1935 Fiat 508 S Balilla Sport

  • Coachbuilder: Fiat
  • Chassis n°: 508S071268
  • Engine n°: 108000308

Twice at the Mille Miglia. 18th overall and 2nd in class in 1935, with champ Gigi Villoresi. DNF in 1937. It raced up to that year. Later owned by Croff family.

Private collection

1935 Fiat 508 S Berlinetta Mille Miglia

  • Coachbuilder: Fiat
  • Chassis n°: 508S*076019
  • 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

1937 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900 B

  • Coachbuilder: Pinin Farina
  • Chassis n°: 412012
  • Engine n°: 422008

Alfa Romeo at the top. 3rd OA at the 1938 Mille Miglia. Owned by Piero Dusio and Pasquale Ermini. 2 Pinin Farina bodies: first a sports car, then a granturismo.

Private collection

1938 Alfa Romeo 8C 2900 B

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzeria Touring
  • Chassis n°: 412036
  • Engine n°: 8C

Last of 5 berlinettas built. Exhibited at the 1938 Paris Motor Show, it won the 1947 Mille Miglia and raced on the newly opened Buenos Aires Autodrome in 1952.


1938 Lancia Astura Mille Miglia Sport

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

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


1938 Lancia Aprilia Sport Pagani

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

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

Private collection

1939 Siata 1100 Coupé

  • Coachbuilder: Viberti
  • Chassis n°: 508C-238030
  • Engine n°: 108C

Italian typical charming Fiat-based racing special. It ran the Gran Premio di Brescia delle Mille Miglia, ranking 16th overall and 6th in "up to 1100 cc" class.

Edoardo Ernesto Tenconi (IT)

1942 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Super Sport Coupé

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

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

Corrado Lopresto (IT)

1947 Cisitalia 202 Coupé Mille Miglia

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzeria Alfredo Vignale & C.
  • Chassis n°: *00 1C MM*
  • Engine n°: 009MM

1st of maybe two produced. The only one with two portholes on the sides. Vignale's debut as an independent designer. Three Mille Miglia, two as an official car.

Private collection

1947 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Sport Cabriolet

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

50th OA at the 1949 Mille Miglia. It also raced Coppa Inter-Europa, Coppa Internazionale delle Dolomiti, Stella Alpina. Matching numbers, concours restoration.

Private collection

1947 Ferrari 125 S/166 millemiglia

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzeria Touring
  • Chassis n°: 020 I
  • Engine n°: 0 20I

One of the first 2 Ferrari-branded cars. 125 S barchetta turned in 166 millemiglia berlinetta. Scuderia Ferrari works car. It took part in 4 Mille Miglia races.

Private collection

1948 Fiat 1100 S

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzerie Speciali Fiat
  • Chassis n°: 1100S*500135*
  • Engine n°: 1100S*500116*

A former Mille Miglia racer. It has participated in 1951 and 1952 editions. Completely restored, it was featured in a Ruoteclassiche magazine’s article in 2004.

Private collection

1948 Fiat 1100 S Stanguellini

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzeria 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

1948 Fiat derivata Stanguellini 750 Siata

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzeria Scaglietti
  • Chassis n°: *CS04073*
  • Engine n°: *CS04073*

It has participated four times in the Mille Miglia. Ex works. It raced in Italy between 1949 and 1954 with a "siluro" body, then rebodied as an elegant spider.

Corrado Lopresto (IT)

1948 Siata Fiat Fenocchio 750 Spider Corsa

  • Coachbuilder: Carozzeria Bresciana
  • Chassis n°: 133748
  • Engine n°: 133748

One-off. Built in 1948 by the motorcycle racer Fenocchio. Siata 750 engine on a Fiat Chassis with a barchetta shape. It raced 1948, 1949 and 1955 Mille Miglia.

Private collection

1948 Fiat 1100 S

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzerie Speciali Fiat
  • Chassis n°: 1100S*500107*
  • Engine n°: 1100S*500151*

A “family business”: the car was always of the same family. It took part in 1948, 1949 and 1953 Mille Miglia; it won the 1988 re-enactment of the Mille Miglia.

Private collection

1948 Cisitalia 202 Corsa

  • Coachbuilder: Stabilimenti Farina
  • Chassis n°: 066
  • Engine n°: 207 MM

It is one of three special “Corsa” coupes prepared for the Mille Miglia and Targa Florio races in 1948. Different from the later production cars in many ways.

Private collection