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March 28, 2014

The 100th Anniversary of Maserati 1914-2014

The year 2014 is very important for Maserati that will celebrate on December 1st its first 100 years. Maserati and all organizer of the world are planning a long series of activities to celebrate this Centennial anniversary. The zenith of the year-long activity will be the official Maserati gathering in Modena from September 19 to September 21, 2014 ( the Fair Techno [...]

March 27, 2014

The 60th Anniversary of Jaguar D-Type 1954-1957

At 2014 Techno Classica we had the chance to see the original factory prototype that gave rise to a hat trick of consecutive Le Mans victories.Even among D-Types this is a unique car. It is the factory prototype for the machine that cemented the Jaguar Le Mans legend, culminating in a hat trick of victories from 1955 to 1957. With its advanced monocoque construction and beautiful low-drag body, [...]

March 25, 2014

50th Monte Carlo Victory of the Morris Mini Cooper S

At 2014 Essen Techno Classica a piece of Rally History.Small car, big victory: 2014 is the 50th anniversary of one of the most spectacular successes in the history of international motor sport. On 21 January 1964, the Mini Cooper "S" with registration number 33 EJB and start number 37 gained the first victory for the MINI brand in the Monte Carlo Rally. The Irish driver "Paddy" Hopkirk and his [...]

March 25, 2014

130th Anniversary of the Birth of Giovanni Bertone

On the stimulus of a rationalist architecture, the range of cars prepared by Giovanni Bertone took on the role of protagonists in the fascinating race to find new formal construction proposals at the end of the Thirties.The virtual exhibition dedicated to Giovanni Bertone will accompany the visitor from two different points of view, a chronological one unwinding from 1912 to the mid Thirties and [...]

March 21, 2014

The 80th Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 1934-1939

The 6C 2300 (2309 cc) was designed by Vittorio Jano as a cheaper alternative to the 8C. In 1934. Alfa Romeo had become a state-owned enterprise. This year was presented a new 6C model with a newly designed, larger engine. Chassis technology, however, had been taken from the predecessor. One year later, a revised model, called the 6C 2300 B was presented.Most of the Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 chassis [...]

March 21, 2014

Corrado Lopresto Collection: two Alfas like no other

If you love cars and respect their history, you will not argue with Henry Ford, who said: “When I see an Alfa Romeo go by, I tip my hat”. His admiration for Alfa Romeo is legendary, and in case you wonder why he thought so, all you have to do is visit the websites of Corrado’s Alfa.We are proud to welcome the first cars from his collection.The sites are still under construction but you can [...]