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February 11, 2019

Rétromobile 2019, the warm welcome of a best parlour where you can meet right people and great cars.

The Rétromobile 2019 exhibition attracted 132,000 visitors at the Parc des Expositions in Paris, establishing a new record. With around 650 exhibitors on an area of some 6 700 square metres, it captured the essence of most motor enthusiasts’ imaginations. The atmosphere and the attention to details were like the warm welcome of a parlour where enthusiasts could meet right people and see, [...]

January 31, 2019

Automotive Masterpieces for 1000 FINARTE

Ladies and gentlemen start your engines! Automotive Masterpieces brings again the quality of historians and its expertise in the realization of the 1000 FINARTE auction, in its second consecutive year, which promises to be up to the record auction of 2018. The team of Automotive Masterpieces, leaded by Sandro Binelli, also head of the Automotive Department of FINARTE, is devoting its attention to [...]

November 27, 2018

Great success for the MILLE MIGLIA’S CHASSIS project with Chopard

We made it!The crowdfunding for the MILLE MIGLIA’S CHASSIS book has closed: our project hit its goal, with € 31,602 collected out of € 25,000 of the target.It is really a great success for Automotive Masterpieces! The Kickstarter platform made it possible but now we have to thank our backers and our special partner Chopard.Chopard has been always on the front line with us and, so, we have [...]

September 10, 2018

12 cars counted among the Automotive Masterpieces at the Stefano Ricci Heritage Trophy

The second edition of the “Stefano Ricci Heritage Trophy” finished with great success in the Piazza Pitti where, over the weekend, forty dream cars from prestigious international collections were exhibited. A constant flow of visitors led to thousands of Florentines and tourists who were able to admire the masterpieces of mechanical genius. The "Best of" trophy for the "Sport" category [...]

May 31, 2018

Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2018 as “Hollywood on the Lake”: marvelous historic cars on show

At one time the fastest, today the most beautiful. The award “Best of Show” for the Ferrari 335 Sport gave the competition’s most prestigious award to a vehicle made in Italy for the fifth time in succession. The vehicle convinced the Jury with its outstanding engineering and perfectly restored condition. The Ferrari 335 Sport was presented in the class “Speed Meets Style: The Flowering [...]

May 17, 2018

Three world records for Fiat in the year of three Alfa Romeo on the podium of the Mille Miglia.

A made in Italy triumph. World record for a 8v coupè Vignale one-off car at the 1000 Finarte auction with a sale result of over 4 million. With Monday night success, Finarte became the first Italian Auction House in the automotive sector for numbers and image. The auction achieved an overall 4,231,503.38 € in total sales, with a good percentage of lots sold.Sandro Binelli, Finarte Head of [...]

February 1, 2018

A Fiat 8V Vignale, a one-off car, to be auctioned at 1000 Finarte

After more than thirty years in a prestigious Italian private collection, the 106.000052 chassis will be auctioned by Finarte on May 14 at the Mille Miglia Museum in Brescia with an estimate of 2.000.000,00 / 2.500.000,00 €.The Fiat 8V Vignale ran the 1955 Mille Miglia and nearly 40 races, often changing the livery. The car has the current bodywork since 1957. 8V chassis number 000052 was [...]

December 5, 2017

“90 anni. 1000 Miglia” Brescia Showcased Today's new Masterpieces

You can visit the exhibition at the Mille Miglia Museum until 7 January 2018. Timeless masterpieces, jewels of design and of the mechanic’s art, priceless examples of tasteful collecting: until 7 January 2018, the Mille Miglia Museum in Brescia is hosting “90 years. 1000 Miglia”, an unparalleled exhibition about the period cars that have written pages of history and competed in Italy’s [...]

September 8, 2017

“90 Anni. 1000 Miglia”: The dynamic exhibition that’s worth visiting more than once

There is always something to surprise you in a visit to the exhibition “90 Anni. 1000 Miglia”, being hosted in Museo Mille Miglia in Brescia now and until 7 January 2018. It’s an innovative, 2.0 exhibition that is certainly worth visiting more than once, as the sequence of cars on show is being changed throughout the period to make way for more models coming from all over the world, [...]

May 28, 2017

The Automotive Masterpiece Alfa Romeo Giulietta SS Prototipo Best of Show at Villa d'Este 2017

A triple success achieved by a unique vehicle. The Alfa Romeo Giulietta SS Prototipo was awarded “Best of Show” on Sunday evening when the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este 2017 held in Cernobbio, Northern Italy, celebrated its crowning finale. The Jury conferred the most important award of the competition – the Trofeo BMW Group – on the unique special from the year 1957. Besides being [...]