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May 15, 2024

Agreement between RINA and AUTOMOTIVE MASTERPIECES: certified historical research set a new sector benchmark

An important agreement has been recently signed between RINA and AUTOMOTIVE MASTERPIECES. Thanks to this agreement, RINA, multinational certification firm, certifies the methodology of historical research conducted by AUTOMOTIVE MASTERPIECES. The expertise and authority of RINA provide official recognition, as a formal document, to the research work on the historicity and provenance that [...]

April 16, 2024

MILLE MIGLIA'S CHASSIS books: "The True Bible of the Red Arrow" according to Ruoteclassiche!

Two of the most important Italian automotive publications have dedicated extensive features to the Mille Miglia's Chassis books! In the March issues, the magazines Quattroruote and Ruoteclassiche showcased our volumes focused on the cars of the Mille Miglia. These well-known Domus publications have long been true benchmarks, Quattroruote for contemporary cars and Ruoteclassiche for classic cars. [...]

April 10, 2024

Paolo Pininfarina passed away yesterday.

Paolo Pininfarina, the chairman since 2008 of the historic Turin-based company that over 90 years has produced more than 600 models among the most prestigious in the Italian automotive industry, has passed away.A witness to Italian style in the automotive world, he was 65 years old and had been ill for some time. His family was by his side until the end. Joining the company in 1982 at the age of [...]

March 14, 2024

Designer Marcello Gandini died at the age of 85

Yesterday, the designer Marcello Gandini passed away at the age of 85, known for having designed some of the most innovative Italian cars starting from the 1960s. Those who were fortunate enough to meet him describe him as a person of great humanity.In the words of the rector of the Polytechnic, Guido Saracco: "Marcello Gandini was an innovator. He managed to combine the highest aesthetic taste [...]

March 7, 2024

New outstanding cars on Automotive Masterpieces' website!

New outstanding cars on Automotive Masterpieces' website! now featuring additional cars that are as special and carefully selected as ever. Among the outstanding new additions, let's highlight at least five:The 1953 Maserati Sport 2000 (Carrozzeria Fantuzzi), Chassis no. *2040* is the first chassis built, published, and raced of the A6GCS/53 model. It was the FIA homologation example. From 1st in [...]

February 5, 2024

Rétromobile 2024: an even more special edition!

Rétromobile 2024 (held from January 31 to February 4) shattered its previous attendance record, attracting over 130,000 visitors and solidified its status as a premier exhibition for vintage automobiles. This year's edition exceeded visitors' expectations, beginning with the presence of as many as two immaculate Ferrari 250 GTOs. Girardo & Co. showcased a breathtaking 1963 example with a [...]

November 20, 2023

2023 Milano AutoClassica confirms itself as an unmissable event.

Milano AutoClassica reached its 13th year, reconfirming itself as an essential event for lovers of historic cars. The 2023 edition, held from November 18th to 20th, also offered an interesting mix of models of all types and historical periods, with a wide selection of cars on sale to suit all tastes and budgets. Among the cars on display, an exceptional example of Automotive Masterpieces: the [...]

November 9, 2023

Another star in Automotive Masterpieces’ sky: Ferrari 250 Europa of 1954 Brussels Motor Show.

Automotive Masterpieces now counts among its most precious jewels the 3rd produced of just 17 Ferrari 250 Europa built with Pinin Farina Coupé body, the car of the 1954 Brussels Motor Show cars, set up by Ferrari with unique body colors. The model is considered the first real Ferrari “granturismo” and this very car is one of the rare that have a racing story, that we discovered and described [...]

October 25, 2023

Cars counted among the Automotive Masterpieces on display at Auto e Moto d'Epoca

Great success for the Bolognese premiere of Auto e Moto d'Epoca: 13 pavilions for 235,000 m2, 14 motor manufacturers, over 7000 vintage cars and motorbikes. Many visitors during the 4 days of opening and, not to be taken for granted, many young people. The presence of 35% of foreigners was also significant. From October 26 to 29, the fair brought together the best of automotive collecting. The [...]

October 19, 2023

Automotive Masterpieces & Finarte at the 40th Auto e Moto d’Epoca fair, in Bologna

We'll be there! Automotive Masterpieces will be present at the next Auto e Moto d’Epoca fair, from 26 to 29 October. The event, celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, will be hosted for the first time by the city of Bologna in the BolognaFiere area, capable of even double the surface area compared to previous editions. Automotive Masterpieces will once again be Finarte's partner, together [...]