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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 [...]

September 21, 2015

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 7, 2015

1952 Jaguar XK120 Jabbeke Best of Show in Salon Privé

Now in its 10th year, Salon Privé took place from Thursday 3rd to Saturday 5th September at the stunning Blenheim Palace and is firmly established as the UK’s most prestigious Luxury Supercar Show & Concours d’Elégance. Salon Privé has cemented its position as the UK’s leading luxury classic and supercar show. The stunning display of vehicles in the Chubb Insurance Concours [...]

August 25, 2015

1964 Ferrari 250 LM sn: 6105 claims top sale of the 2015 Monterey Car Week at a record $17,600,000

RM Sotheby’s cemented its undisputed leadership position in the global collector car auction industry on the weekend, generating a remarkable $172.9 million in auction and post-auction private sales during its three-day Monterey event in California. The impressive tally ranks the event as the highest grossing collector car auction of all time, besting the company’s 2014 Monterey performance [...]

August 17, 2015

Isotta Fraschini Named Best of Show at 65th Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance

An Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Cabriolet that once turned heads and garnered top prizes in the classic era glided to victory at the 65th Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance on Sunday.The competition drew 219 cars from 16 countries and 29 states to the 18th fairway of Pebble Beach Golf Links. The winning car has an extremely long 145-inch Italian 1924 Tipo 8A chassis, which was acquired in the early [...]

July 27, 2015

Fiat 508 S Balilla Sport won the 2015 Coppa d’Oro delle Dolomiti Revival

Andrea Vesco and Andrea Guerini’s Fiat 508 S Balilla Sport is the winner car of the 2015 Coppa d’Oro delle Dolomiti Revival. The expert team Vesco/Guerini, comes from Brescia, arrives at the first place like Giordano Mozzi and Stefania Biacca did last year. Driving a Triumph TR2 of 1955 Mozzi/Biacca have a great success also this year with the second place. Congratulations also for the [...]

July 12, 2015

Bugatti Type 49 of Museo Nicolis won the Poltu Quatu Classic

The ingredients of the Concours of Elegance Poltu Quatu Classic has been the key of the success of this second edition of the event: the Emerald sea of this corner of Sardinia, the timeless class of authentic jewels on four wheels, the enchantment of a Haute Couture fashion show that was the prelude to the parade of cars set up, or perhaps it's better to say, painted, in the magical setting of [...]

May 24, 2015

2015 Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este: Best of Show to an 1932 Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Spider

An impressive parade of all the cars and motorcycles entered in competition and the announcement of this year’s prize winners provided a dazzling Classic Weekend on the banks of Lake Como with a fitting climax late on Sunday afternoon in front of thousands of spectators. The Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este had once again underlined its stand-out status on the exclusive event calendar for [...]

May 24, 2015

Ferrari 212 Export Barchetta Breaks Record

Lake Como, Italy – RM Sotheby’s, the official auction house of the Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, continued its strong sales run in Italy. Proving that cars with exceptional history and unquestionable provenance continue to lead the market, top sales honors went to a historic 1952 Ferrari 212 Export Barchetta, chassis 0158ED. A spectacular early racing Ferrari, bidding on the [...]

May 19, 2015

AUTOMOTIVE MASTERPIECES partner of ArtDefeder for its event launch

Art Defender Motori officially started off. This special area has been conceived with the aim to provide a range of services to all collectors of automotive sector, in order to ensure safekeeping, conservation and enhancement throughout maintenance and exercise programs, fitting for refining, restoring and handling classic cars in a correct way. On the occasion of this opening-event, [...]