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

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 Berlinetta Mille Miglia

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzerie Speciali 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

1935 Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 Pescara Spider

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzeria Touring
  • Chassis n°: 6C 700635
  • Engine n°: 6C 700635

Personal car of dictator Benito Mussolini, portrayed in parades. It participated with Ercole Boratto in the 1936 Mille Miglia, finishing 13th overall and 3rd in class.

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

1939 Siata 1100 Coupé

  • Coachbuilder: Viberti
  • Chassis n°: 508C-238030
  • 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)

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)

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

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 in the Mille Miglia four times, in 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952. Ex works. It raced in Italy between 1949 and 1954 with a "siluro" body, then rebodied in the form of an elegant spider.

Corrado Lopresto (IT)

1948 Siata Fenocchio 750 Spider Corsa

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

A one-off. Built in 1948 in the garage of the motorcycle racer Fenocchio in Brescia. Siata 750 engine on a Fiat Chassis, covered with a streamlined barchetta shape. It raced the 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 has always been property of the same family. The car took part in the 1948, 1949 and 1953 Mille Miglia. The same car won the 1988 reenactment of the Mille Miglia.

Private collection