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Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Supercar Information

The 6C 1750 could be purchased in one of three versions a naturally aspirated Turismo, a twin-cam Sport, and the supercharged Gran Sport or Super Sport. The supercharged versions, as used by the factory, were lightweight and powerful. This automobile......

Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Supercar Information

Alfa Romeo derives its name from a combination of the ALFA Company and Nicola Romeo. Romeo acquired the ALFA Company (Lombard Cars Inc) in 1915. Their early reputation as builders of solid thoroughbred performers led to postwar expansion in production.......

Aston Martin Le Mans Supercar Information

This is one of the four LeMans model Aston Martins produced in 1932 it has four cylinders with dry sump lubrication. The body is hand-formed aluminum over an ash frame. This example came to the United States in the 1960s and fell on hard times with......

Auburn 12-160 Supercar Information

The twelve-cylinder Auburn engine has 391 cubic-inches, 160 horsepower and twin down-draft carburetors. With the lightweight boattail Speedster body, several stock car speed records were set at Californias Muroc Dry Lake. In addition, the famous Collier......

Austro-Daimler 635 Supercar Information

The Austro-Daimler Motor Company produced automobiles from 1899 through 1934. Their factory was located in Wiener-Neustadt, which is located south of Vienna, in lower Austria. Austro-Daimler was a branch of the Daimler Company until 1906, when it began......

Austro-Daimler ADR8 Supercar Information

The Austrian branch of the German Daimler company was set up by Eduard Fischer and Paul Daimler, son of company founder Gottlieb Daimler, at the beginning of the 20th Century to make Daimlers under license. In July 1906, Ferdinand Porsche became technical......

Bucciali TAV 12 Supercar Information

Starring at the 1932 Paris Auto Show, the front-wheel drive, twelve-cylinder, sleeve-valve engined Bucciali stunned show-goers. Cloacked in one-off coachwork by Saoutchik, the car received acclaim as the most advanced and modern French automobile.The......

Bugatti Type 46 Supercar Information

This 1932 Bugatti Type 46 sports Saloon (four-door) was given its coachwork by Freestone %26 Webb. The original owner was Victor Rothschild who took delivery in December of 1930. There are cast-aluminum wheels with integral brake drums and turbine blade......

Bugatti Type 46S Supercar Information

Ettore Bugatti introduced his Type 46 in 1929. With its 5.3-liter engine and wheelbase of nearly 12 feet, the car was intended to challenge Hispano-Suiza and Delage. A scaled-down version of the famous Royale, the Type 46 shared many of the larger......

Bugatti Type 49 Supercar Information

Bugatti introduced the Type 49 in 1930 and this particular example, chassis number 49369, was produced in August of 1931 and fitted with engine number 263. It was given Conduit Interieur coachwork by Ganglof of Colmar and then shipped to the Bugatti......

Bugatti Type 55 Supercar Information

This Type 55 Bugatti has chassis No. 55270 and was delivered new to the Baron Phillip de Rothchild in 1932. After passing through various owners, the present owner purchased the vehicle at the Sotherby Auction in London in 1985.This Type 55 Bugatti......

Delage D8S Supercar Information

Automobiles Delage was founded by Louis Delage in 1905, he started racing in 1906. The victories were many and the Delage reputation was made. In 1929 the most elegant of the Delage line, the D8 series, was introduced to rival Bentley, Hispano-Suiza,......

Duesenberg Model J Supercar Information

In 1878, in the town of Lippe, Germany, the Duesenberg family welcomed an addition, a son, christened Frederic. He was joined a year later by a baby brother, named August. Seven years later, inspired by the glowing reports from the new world, the family......

Duesenberg Model J Murphy Supercar Information

Although more than 50 Model J Duesenbergs of the 481 originally built were equipped with convertible coup coachwork by Walter M. Murphy Co. of Pasadena, it is unlikely that any two were exactly the same. In addition to color, trim, and fabric choices,......

Invicta Type S Supercar Information

The model S was Invictas most famous car, winning the Monte Carlo in 1931 with Donald Healey driving. The car also had victories in the Alpine Rally. It is powered by a 4.5-liter straight-6 Meadows engine capable of 140 bhp and delivering speeds of......

Isotta Fraschini 8A SS Supercar Information

The Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8 series engine was designed by chief engineer Giustino Cattaneo during World War I and introduced with the new Tipo 8 chassis in August 1919. The Tipo 8 was followed in 1925 by the Tipo 8A, with an engine enlarged to 7.3-liters,......

Lincoln Model KB Supercar Information

In 1932, Lincoln produced 1,515 KB or 12-cylinder vehicles and only produced 112 examples of this Model 248 LeBaron Convertible Roadster. It is powered by a 448 cubic inch, V-12 engine developing 150 horsepower. The car weighs 5,535 pounds, set on......

Marmon HCM V12 Supercar Information

The Marmon V-16 was introduced around the same time Cadillac introduced their V-16 powered automobile. In comparison, the Marmon built automobile was more powerful and an engineering marvel. By using aluminum, the 491 cubic-inch engine with its overhead......

Marmon Sixteen Supercar Information

This 1932 Marmon Sixteen Victoria Coupe was offered for sale at the 2007 RM Auctions held at Meadow Brook. It had an estimated value of %24200,000 - %24250,000. The car features the infamous 490 cubic-inch overhead valve V16 engine that was tipped at a......

Maserati 4CS 1100 Supercar Information

One of the a few pre-war Maseratis to have been originally bodied as a full road-going sports car. It was later converted to a 1.5 liter Monoposto to become The Fastest Car To Have Raced Anywhere In The World In 1943. After the war, it won its class......

Maserati 8C 3000/M Supercar Information

The Italian based Maserati Company was established on December 1st of 1914. It was founded by brothers Alfieri Maserati, Bindo Maserati, Carlo Maserati, Ettore Maserati, Ernesto Maserati, and Mario Maserati. Alfieri was the most talented in the engineering......

Packard Model 906 Twin Six Supercar Information

On October 29th of 1929 the Stock Market Crash sent the United States into The Great Depression. This day would become known as Black Tuesday. Soon, the depression spread to Europe and every part of the world. Prices fell by 40 to 60 percent on most......

Rolls-Royce Phantom II Supercar Information

This 1932 Rolls-Royce 282 AJS was delivered 123132 to Mrs. W.H. Luden of the Luden Cough Drop Company. Rolls-Royce of America was commissioned by Mrs. Luden to build a Phantom II left-hand drive chassis in England and ship it to the USA in 1932.......

Rolls-Royce Phantom II Continental Supercar Information

Only 281 Phantom II Continental chassis were produced from 1929 to 1935 out of total production of 1675 Phantom IIs.The Phantom II Salon Sport Limousine was designed and produced by Hooper and Co. Ltd. Makers to the Royal Family. This car has only......

Tatra 80 Supercar Information

Tatras history dates back to the early 1850s when Ignac Schustala and Adolf Raska established a coach and cart factory in Koprivnice, Czech. Their first automobile was created in 1898. On May 21st of 1898, it was driven from Koprivnice to Vienna, a......

Voisin C23 Supercar Information

The Voisin C23 was powered by a six-cylinder enigne that displaced three-liters and produces 90 horsepower. This example was brought from Argentina to the United States for the 2006 Pebble Beach Concours dElegance where Voisin was the featured......

Wolseley Hornet Special Supercar Information

Wolseley Motors Ltd produced automobiles from 1899 to 1976. This Wolseley sports coachwork by the Swallow Sidecar and Coachbuilders, Ltd (which later became SS Cars Ltd and thereafter Jaguar Cars Ltd). This automobile is powered by the standard Wolseley......