Automotive Masterpieces' News

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September 19, 2016

A tribute to the memory of the "Grande Nivola"

They were linked by a close bond of affection and they felt deep consideration and admiration toward this great "man-champion". They also were grateful to him because he contributed a lot to the unrestrainable growing of their "creature". To honor his memory, the traditional itinerary of the Mille Miglia was changed in order to get it pass through Mantova. Since then the Gran Premio Nuvolari was [...]

September 9, 2016

A 1947 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Cabriolet Pinin Farina won the 2nd Mantova Concours

The second Concours of elegance Città di Mantova was organized by the Club 8Volanti Tazio Nuvolari with the cooperation of the Automobile Club di Mantova as well as of the Scuderia Mantova Corse. The Concours, in fact, was organized on the occasion of the Gran Premio Nuvolari and the cars have been exhibited in Piazza Sordello when the cars of the competition were out of town.About thirty cars [...]

September 5, 2016

Incredible one-off Hispano-Suiza H6B Dubonnet Xenia won Best in Show, at Windsor Castle

The Concours of Elegance is celebrating another record-breaking festival of motoring, following a weekend of the world’s finest cars displayed in one of the UK’s most picturesque venues: Windsor Castle. Nearly 12,500 visitors attended the largest Concours of Elegance yet, with nearly a thousand cars on display, and the unique Hispano-Suiza H6B Dubonnet Xenia crowned as the Best in [...]

September 5, 2016

Salon Privé crowns the 1956 Ferrari 500 Testa Rossa

After its 11th edition, Salon Privé further cements its firm position as the UK’s most prestigious Luxury Supercar Show & Concours d’Elégance. Salon Privé, the Luxury Supercar Show & Concours d’Elégance, took place from Thursday 1st to Saturday 3rd September at Blenheim Palace and attracted over 12,000 visitors to the world-renowned event. With over 200 display cars across [...]

August 21, 2016

1936 Lancia Astura Named Best of Show at 66th Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

The 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance concluded with first-time entrant Richard Mattei lifting the top prize high overhead soon after his 1936 Lancia Astura Pinin Farina Cabriolet was named Best of Show at the prestigious competition. His Lancia won its class before competing for Best of Show, and it was also named the Gwenn Graham Most Elegant Convertible. The cabriolet was once owned [...]

August 10, 2016

Bellissima! The Italian Automotive Renaissance, 1945–1975

Bellissima! The Italian Automotive Renaissance, 1945–1975 - opened May 27, 2016, at Nashville’s Frist Center for the Visual Arts - marks an unprecedented gathering of rare and stunning Italian-designed automobiles and motorcycles in a museum setting. The exhibition celebrates the streamlined elegance, novel and powerful engineering, and seductive allure characterizing Italian coachbuilt [...]

August 4, 2016

The new website of the Lopresto Collection is online

The new website of the Lopresto Collection is online after months of development.The project is powered by AUTOMOTIVE MASTERPIECES.The activities, the palmarès and the cars of the most famous Collection of one-offs and prototypes in the world are now available to be seen like never before!From the presentation of each car you can see its press review and reach the website with all the details [...]

May 23, 2016

Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2016: Best of Show to 1954 Maserati A6 GSC Berlinetta Pinin Farina

At the conclusion of a three-day Festival of Elegance on two and four wheels at the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2016 in Cernobbio, Northern Italy, the Jury reached its last and most important decision on Sunday evening. The Jury of experts selected the Maserati A6 GSC manufactured in 1954 as the “Best of Show” and consequently the winner of the Trofeo BMW Group. Thousands of visitors [...]

May 23, 2016

23 cars already counted among the AUTOMOTIVE MASTERPIECES ran the Mille Miglia 2016

Andrea Vesco and Andrea Guerini with 51,542 points, driving an Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 GS Zagato of 1931, are the winners of the Mille Miglia 2016. After 1800 km of road, Vesco and Guerini are imposed in this revival of the Freccia Rossa, ahead in the ranking Luca Patron and Elena Scaramuzzi, came in second place, on an OM 665 Superba Sports 2000 cc of 1926, with 50,088 points, and Giordano Mozzi and [...]

May 16, 2016

March 701-8 reached the 8th place at Grand Prix de Monaco Historique

The 2016 Grand Prix de Monaco Historique was the 10th edition, an unmissable event for worldwide collectors and classic motorsport fanatics.A real sprint race, contested on the legendary circuit of Monaco, The Grand Prix de Monaco Historique is designed for worldwide collectors, nostalgic enthusiasts, drivers, spectators and ardent supporters of former days’ mechanics, who definitely [...]

May 16, 2016

1951 Ferrari 340 America Barchetta tops the lots at RM Sotheby's €27.5 million Monaco sale

MONACO (16 May, 2016) - RM Sotheby’s,  returned to Monaco this past weekend (14 May) for another successful sale alongside the Grand Prix Historique. Conducting two separate sales sessions during a single day, RM’s 2016 Monaco tally exceeded €27.5 million* ($31,187,305 US)and saw several records tumble. All eyes were on the star lots offered during Saturday’s evening sale, which was [...]

May 14, 2016

Ex-Le Mans 24-Hour race Jaguar C-Type sold at Bonhams' Monaco Sale

The unique, unrestored, ex-Le Mans 24-Hour race Jaguar C-Type sports car, 'POV 114' sold for €7,245,000 euros at Bonhams' Monaco Sale, leading the British auction house's outstanding return to the French Riviera. James Knight, International Group Director, Bonhams Motoring, said:  "Following months of painstaking research, working with the best historians and notable marque specialists, [...]