Automotive Masterpieces' News

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May 9, 2016

The 100th Targa Florio

Palermo, 8 May 2016 - “A Targa Florio that returned to the beauty of its golden years, but the most thrilling moment was seeing all the great car racing drivers together, once again behind the wheel, in many cases in the cars they competed with in days gone by. I want to thank the Alfa Romeo Museum for this and the many collectors that wanted to make their treasures available to us.” This was [...]

April 18, 2016

Several rare cars at Terre di Canossa 2016

Great success for the sixth edition of Terre di Canossa, with 105 crews representing 16 countries and 29 manufacturers.The Vesco-Guerini crew won first place with 1934 Fiat 508 S Balilla Sport followed in order by Di Pietra - Di Pietra and Margiotta-Perno. The sixth edition of Terre di Canossa took place from 14tht o 17th April 2016, on the charming roads of Emilia, Liguria and Tuscany. It [...]

April 14, 2016

AUTOMOTIVE MASTERPIECES presents its new logo

The new trademark is based on two concepts:  “masterpiece”  and “perfection”.Amongst all the most eminent and eternal artworks, the one that more than others embodies this concept is the “Uomo Vitruviano” (Leonardo da Vinci, 1490.). The AUTOMOTIVE MASTERPIECES  logo is inspired to the framework  “square/circle” on which the “Uomo Vitruviano” has been conceived and it [...]

April 11, 2016

Bellini/Tiberti won the 9th Franciacorta Historic on a 1938 Fiat 508 C

Edoardo Bellini and Roberto Tiberti(born respectively in 1994 and 1981) have deserved the victory, taking the lead from the first PCs in Castrezzato and increasing PC after PC their advantage over rivals that have quickly surrended to the FM Franciacorta duo, able to close the race at 213 total penalties and under 3 cents average, exploit hardly succeeded in the past in a race - according to most [...]

March 21, 2016

Milano Autoclassica 2016: a successful fusion between past and present

The 5th edition of Milano Autoclassica, the exclusive exhibition dedicated to classic cars and motoring, closed with a great success in terms of audience and approval. Throughout three full days, visitors were able to enjoy more than 1500 cars: heritage masterpieces came along with first preview models from high-end brands such as Abarth, Alfa Romeo, Aston Martin, Bentley, Fiat, Infiniti, [...]

March 21, 2016

Fiat 508 S Balilla Sport won the 2016 Trofeo Foresti

Andrea Vesco and Andrea Guerini with their 1934 Fiat 508 S Balilla Sportwon the third edition of the Trofeo Foresti, the regularity test for historic cars promoted to remember Guido Foresti and Elda Scalvenzi, the Pralboino spouses disappeared in a plane accident in Los Roques. Guido Foresti was a great motor enthusiast, collector and sponsor of the Mille Miglia.As well as in the previous two [...]

February 5, 2016

1957 Ferrari 335 Sport Scaglietti sn: 0674 was sold for 32.1 M€

Paris – Friday 5 February 2016, shortly after 18h50, at the Retromobile Salon, Artcurial Motorcars, the collectors’ car department at Artcurial achieved the world record for a car sold at auction in euros and sterling, under the gavel of Maitre Hervé Poulain. The iconic 1957 Ferrari 335 S Scaglietti, from the Pierre Bardinon Collection was bought by an international bidder for 32 075 200 [...]

January 30, 2016

1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Special Roadster achieves $9.9 million to set new record

PHOENIX, Arizona (January 30, 2016) The undisputed star of the RM Sotheby’s, 17th annual Arizona Biltmore auction in Phoenix and this year’s Arizona auction week—was a1937 Mercedes-Benz 540 K Special Roadster, chassis no. 130894, which crossed the stage during Friday’s sale session.  An original U.S.-delivery car with known history from new, the highly desirable “high door”, [...]

November 9, 2015

New coefficients for the Mille Miglia 2016. Come back the Futa and Raticosa passes.

The thirty-fourth revival of the Mille Miglia, the most famous road race of all time, will be held from Thursday 19 to Sunday 22 May 2016. The event, as is tradition, is scheduled a week before the Formula 1 Grand Prix of Monaco. For the fourth year running, this celebration of vintage cars will be organised by 1000 Miglia Srl, the wholly-owned subsidiary of the Automobile Club of Brescia which [...]

October 12, 2015

1957 Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet 0735GT won the Stelle sul Liston

Several rare cars took part in the fifth edition of the “Stelle sul Liston” concours of elegance. 30 classic cars attending the event and the amazing Ferrari 250 GT Cabriolet Pinin Farina sn: 0735GT, got the “best of show” prize; it is handcrafted in just 40 units, a fascinating first series presented at 1957 Frankfurt motor show and also belonged to racing driver Wolfgang von Trips.A [...]

October 12, 2015

A Tribute to Franco Mazzotti, founder of 1000 Miglia

Franco Mazzotti, just twenty-two years old in 1926, was urged by his father to get involved in the various initiatives that would eventually prepare him for his role in the numerous financial and industrial activities; his pragmatism and charismatic nature made him standout as the group's leader."Franco, having recently returned from the United States, was still feeling the enormous diffusive [...]

October 12, 2015

Fiat 8V Vignale sn: 000080 the gem of Auto e Moto d’Epoca 2015

For years the sensation of change has been in the air, but the 32nd edition marks the transition: Auto e Moto d’Epoca has become the first car show in Italy, with all the latest of the automobile market, the previews of Frankfurt, and the top of the line of Heritage in Europe. A full-circle event for the pleasure of enthusiasts with the most beautiful cars of the past and present reunited on a [...]