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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, [...]

May 17, 2015

Mille Miglia: the most beautiful race in the world

Passion, tension, excitement. Brescia is an international stage in great turmoil and the world of motorsport look with keen interest in the Mille Miglia 2015. The legend is back on the streets of the historic route through the half of Italy, from Brescia to Rome and then back to Brescia. The 2015 edition is the thirty-third reenactment, 88 years after the first edition of what will become " the [...]

May 13, 2015

Mercedes-Benz celebrates 60th anniversary of the Mille Miglia victory of 1955: Stirling Moss and Hans Herrmann in the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR

Some 60 years after Mercedes-Benz’s triumph at the Mille Miglia, three of the greatest heroes of the thousand-mile race in 1955 are returning to the route between Brescia and Rome: together with the legendary Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR (W 196 S) racing car, Mercedes-Benz racing drivers Stirling Moss and Hans Herrmann are remembering the 1955 race at this year’s Mille Miglia event, which is [...]

May 10, 2015

Great cars at Verona Legend Cars

On May 8-10, 2015, at Fiera di Verona, some of the most important rare cars was showed at the first edition of Verona Legend Cars.Starting from the first edition Verona Legend Cars looks like a European Salon that will target international audience by putting together the best of quality of Italian and international Heritage.  Amazing Bugattis were displayed in the heart of the exhibition, [...]

May 10, 2015

Great success at Circuito di Piacenza

On 11 May 1947 the Automobile Club of Piacenza organized the Circuito Automobilistico di Piacenza  as the first race of the Championship of 1947: 3.3 kilometers stretching from Facsal (the public walking in Piacenza) in Stradone Farnese. Renzo Castagneto was designated to lead the race. All the most important car producers flocked in Piacenza: the Maserati, the newborn Ferrari, the Alfa Romeo, [...]