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Alfa Romeo 8C 2300 Supercar Information

Alfa was formed in Italy in 1910 and renamed to Alfa Romeo in 1915. The company soon found racing success when a brilliant mechanical engineer of Hungarian heritage was hired in 1923. The company was soon on the map with the cars leading by impressive......

Alfa Romeo Pescara Prototype Supercar Information

This one-of-a-kind 1934 Alfa Romeo Pescara Prototype was built to race at Le Mans. It has some very unique features for the time period, such as front and rear torsion bar suspension that is adjustable within on gram at all four wheels, an integrated......

Bentley 3.5-Liter Supercar Information

This vehicle began life much differently than it appears in modern times. It was given a sedan body by F. W. Plaxton of Scarborough. Scarborough is a well-known seaside resort, founded in 1919, and still in existence today. This cars body was later......

BMW 315 Supercar Information

The early history of this particular example is not fully known. It is believed to have come to America after World War II. By the 1980s, it was in the care of Burnaby, B.C. Canada-based enthusiast, Mr. Sultan Karim. The current owner acquired the car......

Delage D8S Supercar Information

J. Fernandez and Howard Dutch Darrin got together in Paris after Darrins first business partner, Tom Hibbard, returned to the United States in 1931. Darrin did the design. South American-born Fernandez, a banker previously involved in the manufacture......

Duesenberg Model SJ Supercar Information

Duesenberg created the fictitious coachbuilder LaGrande to offer its customers a coachwork style body while helping to increase its margins. This supercharged example with chassis number 2131 and engine J-107, features dual carburetors, a rear cowl......

Era R2A Supercar Information

The name ERA was short for English Racing Automobiles. Prior to World War II, the ERA Company had built a successful business designing and creating fast and dependable racers. Raymond Mays and Humphrey Cook were the co-owners. There were four iterations......

Ford Model 40 Special Speedster Supercar Information

Edsel Bryant Ford was born on November 6th of 1893 and passed away a short 49 years later due to cancer. He was the son of the legendary Henry Ford who had formed the Ford Motor Company Empire. Edsel was groomed to follow in the family business, and......

Hispano Suiza K6 Supercar Information

The Hispano-Suiza K6 was introduced at the Paris Auto Salon in 1934. It was offered as a rolling chassis only, with a 5-liter straight-6 engine derived from an earlier Ballot engine design. The chassis was identical to that of the larger Hispano-Suiza......

Lagonda M45 Supercar Information

Wilbur Gunn was born in 1859 and grew up in Springfield, Ohio. He arrived in England in 1891 where me met Mrs. Constance Grey, his future wife. She was a widower who had lost her husband in 1896. Constance and Gunn married in 1897. In 1898 Wilbur adapted......

Lancia Astura Supercar Information

Torino-based Lancia produced its first automobile in 1907 and was the work of engineer and racing driver Vincenzo Lancia. Lancia would build a reputation for its reliability and technical innovations. In 1922, Lancia introduced the Lambda model, which......

Mercedes-Benz 290 Supercar Information

Daimler and Benz merged to form Daimler-Benz in June of 1926. The combined workforce numbered perhaps 20,000, yet combined production was barely 2,000 cars. Their automobile was still considered a luxury product. To this limited market, Daimler-Benz......

Mercedes-Benz 380K Supercar Information

This 1934 Mercedes-Benz 380K Sport Roadster is one of only seven built. There were only seven roadsters built between 1933 and 1934 with this stunning example being one of the last produced. Launched in 1933, the sporty Mercedes-Benz 380K was intended......

Mercedes-Benz 540K Supercar Information

This Mercedes-Benz was built for a World War II war hero an allied hero! His father was the first British airman to receive the Victoria Cross for heroics in WWI where he was finally shot down and died. His son received a flying license before he got......

MG N-Type NA Supercar Information

BLL 492, is one of the most famous MGs produced. Custom built on a bodiless NA chassis by engineer and ace race mechanic Wilkie Wilkinson for owner Doreen Evans, just 18 years old one of the most noted female rally drivers of the time. It is one of......

Rolls-Royce 20 / 25 HP Supercar Information

This Rolls-Royce is the show car displayed by Park Ward coachbuilders at the 1934 Earls Court Automobile Show in London. The car is the first design featuring a fastback body style, later adopted by most auto manufacturers in the late 1930s and......

Triumph Dolomite 8C 2400 Supercar Information

The first thing one may say of the supercharged straight-eight Dolomite was that it was the greatest racecar Triumph ever built. There is simply no way to refute this statement unless by some miracle British Leyland fields a Formula One car and it wins......

Voisin C25 Supercar Information

Gabriel Voisin was a man of many talents and professions. He was a mechanic, architect, engineer, aerodynamicist, inventor and industrialist. Other talents and skills included poetry, philosophy, music, and art. In 1902 he built his first airplane......