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October 24, 2016

The 90th Anniversary of the Touring Superleggera was celebrated in Padova

At Auto e Moto d’Epoca the charm of heritage is united with previews of contemporary cars based on passion that unites past and future and the continuous innovation that keeps them united.The Registro Internationale Touring Superleggera showed two absolute masterpieces: the Ferrari Sport 166 MM Barchetta – the first Ferrari which marked the birth of the prancing horse – and the first [...]

October 10, 2016

An amazing Ferrari 500 Mondial at 2016 Coppa Franco Mazzotti

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 [...]

September 26, 2016

After 80 years since its first edition was organized the Revival of the "Circuito di Milano"

After 80 years since its first edition was organized the Revival of the "Circuito di Milano", an event revived by the Sports Commission of the Automobile Club di Milano. It was June 28, 1936 when the streets of the city of Milano, precisely the adjacent streets and inside the Parco Sempione, passing from the Arch of Peace, from the Arena and the Sforzesco Castle, were the scene of two exciting [...]

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 [...]