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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 [...]

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 [...]