At 2014 Auto e Moto d'Epoca three cars that have joined the lab
October 26, 2014
At the Auto e Moto D'Epoca 2014 in Padoa, Italy, all visitors, journalists and opinion leaders were impressed by the number of cars exhibited and the presence of car manufacturers and foreign dealers.
Three cars that have already joined the lab were in Padoa: 1938 Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 B Mille Miglia of Francesco Bonfanti exhibited at Ruote Borrani booth.The 6C 2300 B Mille Miglia was presented in 1938 and only produced that year. This was the last of the extensive series of 2300 B.
It was the chassis of the 6C 2300 Pescara increased by 10 CV and almost 30 kilometres in speed thus reaching the maximum speed of 170 kph. Carrozzeria Touring of Milan patented the superleggera design using ultralight alloys and components with aluminum panels over a cage-like steel frame. One of this model took first place in the Turismo class of the 1937 Mille Miglia and 4th overall.
This car will participate at 80th Anniversary of Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 (1934-1939), among other virtual exhibitions. 1955 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider Prototype of Corrado Lopresto exhibited at ACI area.
This is one of the two prototypes built by Bertone and designed by Franco Scaglione. It was a very advanced design but too difficult and expensive to build and Alfa Romeo choose the Pinin Farina proposal.This car will participate at 100th Anniversary of the birth of Nuccio Bertone (1914-1997), among other virtual exhibitions.
1946 Cisitalia D46/48 sn: 0031 exhibited at Auto Classic Dealer.Cisitalia and Abarth competion car. It was driven by Felice Bonetto, Achille Varzi, Giuseppe Farina, Piero Dusio and Piero Taruffi. Among the many masterpieces, include the 1931 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Tipo Le Mans that was displayed at the booth of Alfa Romeo Museum, the 1953 Maserati A6GCS of Umberto Panini Museum at Maserati area, the 1955 Mercedes Benz 300 SLR at the Mercedes-Benz area and the Rolls Royce Wraith two door saloon Erdmann & Rossi at SK Oldtimer Collection booth.
1938 Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 B Mille Miglia
- Coachbuilder: Carrozzeria Touring
- Chassis n°: 815035
- Engine n°: 823956
The latest evolution of the 6C in the 2300 version. One of the few remaining cars of 107 built. Owned for 40 years, from 1950 to 1990 by Luigi (Gigi) Bonfanti.
1955 Alfa Romeo Giulietta Spider
- Coachbuilder: Pinin Farina
- Chassis n°: 149500007
- Engine n°: AR131540009
This chassis (no. 07) is one of three convertible prototypes built by Pinin Farina and final development of the model. It debuted at the Paris Salon in 1955.
Corrado Lopresto (IT)
1947 Cisitalia D46/48
- Coachbuilder: Cisitalia
- Chassis n°: 0031
- Engine n°: 018
A single seater by Dante Giacosa. Cisitalia and Abarth competiton car. It was driven by Felice Bonetto, Achille Varzi, Giuseppe Farina, Piero Dusio and Piero Taruffi.