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

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 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

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°: 200MM

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

1950 Ferrari 166 millemiglia

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzeria Touring
  • Chassis n°: 0048/M
  • Engine n°: 0048/M

One of 5 Berlinettas bodied by Carrozzeria Touring. One of 2 painted in light blue. Intense racing career. Three times at the Mille Miglia, in 1951, 1952, 1953.

Private collection

1950 Fiat Ermini Siluro 1100

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzeria Motto
  • Chassis n°: 008850
  • Engine n°: 008850

One of two Fiat-Ermini "siluro" bodied by Motto. It ran the 1950 Mille Miglia with Ugo Puma and Robert Delpech and several races in Sicily such as Targa Florio.

Private collection

1950 Fiat 1400

  • Coachbuilder: Fiat
  • Chassis n°: 101*015781
  • Engine n°: 017008

Abarth elaborated by De Sanctis, it ran 29 races, with three Mille Miglia (1952, 1st in class) and Campionato Italiano in 1952 - 1st in class, 1953 - 3rd in class.

Private collection

1950 Giaur 750 Sport

  • Coachbuilder: Meccaniche Taraschi
  • Chassis n°: BT-006
  • Engine n°: 500B*131799*

Owned and raced by Maria Teresa De Filippis. This car participated with Luigi Musso in the 1952 Mille Miglia and with Giuseppe Sapienza at the 1955 Targa Florio.

Private collection