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Alfa Romeo 6C 2300B Supercar Information

Most of the Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 chassis were bodied by local Milan coachbuilders like Touring and Castagna, but a few chassis were sent to the Turin-based workshop of Pinin Farina. This 6C 2300B Pescara is a great example of the aerodynamic styling of......

Alfa Romeo 8C 2900A Supercar Information

This car began life as a cycled fender body on chassis #412003 and was successfully raced in the Mille Miglia in 1936 and 1937, by Farina and Meazza to a second place finish both years. The car was re-bodied at Alfa Romeo into the spider form as presented......

Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Supercar Information

Evolving from the successful 1936 8C 2900A, the 2900B is the highly cultured son of the grand champion athlete. Hidden under the long and graceful hood lives an engine with a racing heritage. The 2900 cc straight eight-cylinder supercharged masterpiece......

Bentley 4¼ Liter Supercar Information

In 1936, Bentley used a larger 4,257 cubic centimeter engine, attached to a four-speed gearbox. The extra 588 cubic centimeters gives this model the same acceleration potential in fourth gear that the previous car offered in third gear. This resulted......

BMW 328 Supercar Information

This 328 chassis number 85337 was one of the three ordered by the German government to run in the 2-liter class for the 1939 season. They finished 1st, 2nd, and 3rd in class at LeMans. Later that year, they again finished 1-2-3 in the replacement Mille......

Bugatti Type 57 Supercar Information

Powered by an advanced 3.3-liter twin-cam straight-eight engine, the Type 57 Bugatti was a fast, comfortable touring car. The supercharged version, known as the Type 57C, was introduced in 1937 and built for two years. Ettore Bugattis son Jean significantly......

Bugatti Type 57S Supercar Information

This example was delivered in September of 1937 and was one of the last of 17 to be fitted with factory built black Atalante coupe coachwork. It was completed on February 28,1 938, and delivered to England the following month for its first owner, Dr.......

Delahaye 135M Supercar Information

Forty five years ago, the owner saw the car and fill in love with it. Two years later he saved it from being unceremoniously pushed over a cliff by its former unhappy owner and immediately bought it from him. After forty three years of shared adventures......

Delahaye Type 145 Supercar Information

In the late 1930s, French entrepreneurs, in conjunction with the government, offered a million franc prize to the manufacturer who made the car that could best compete on the international circuit. Designer Jean Francois took the challenge and came......

Duesenberg Model J Supercar Information

This short-wheelbase Convertible Coupe with Rollston coachwork was one of the last produced by Duesenberg and was ordered by Curtis King of Memphis, TN. Some of the features that give it a unique, graceful, sporty look include JN styling with scoop fenders,......

Ford Sprint Car Supercar Information

Won the Daytona Beach Race on the sand beaches in Florida in 1937, was also raced on board tracks in the 30s and 40s. Competed in the 2005 Pittsburgh Vintage Grand Prix Historic Races at BeaveRun. Owned and raced by J. J. Rodman of Glenshaw, PA who......

Frazer Nash BMW 328 Supercar Information

The British car company Frazer-Nash was famous during the 1930s for its chain-driven sports cars. Meanwhile in Germany, the BMW 328, with its 2-liter, six-cylinder, highly efficient engine, was almost unbeatable. In order not to be outshone, Frazer-Nash......

Hispano Suiza J12 Supercar Information

Marc Birkigt, the man who created Hispano-Suiza, was born in Switzerland in 1878 and attended the Ecole de Mecanique where he graduated with high honors in engineering and physics. Birkigt left Switzerland in 1899 when he accepted a position as engineer......

Hispano Suiza K6 Supercar Information

The Hispano Suiza K6 went into production in 1933, and 202 were built over the next four years, this car being the final example. All had custom coachwork by some of the premier coachbuilders of the period. This Henri Chapron Mouette, meaning seabird......

Kurtis Tommy Lee Special Supercar Information

This vehicle began life as a 1936 Ford that was stripped down to the frame and given a design similar to the Cord 810 but in sleeker and racier fashion. It was a dual-purpose roadster that spent most of its life traveling road ways but was designed for......

Lagonda LG45 Rapide Supercar Information

This 1937 Lagonda LG45 Rapide was offered for sale at the 2006 RM Auction in Monterey, CA where it was expected to sell between %24600,000-%24800,000. It has been treated to an professional restoration since new. It has Connolly leather trimwork, cut-away......

Lancia Aprilia Sport Zagato Supercar Information

The Lancia Aprilia Sport Zagato was a one-off prototype built for racing. Unfortunately, during World War II, the Zagato factory was bombed and the car was destroyed. In 2006, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of Lancia, Zagato built this recreation......

Maserati 6CM Supercar Information

The first owner took possession of this Maserati 6CM monoposto racer with chassis number 1540 on February 24th of 1937. Giovanni Rocco proved the cars potential and his talents by leading the Targa Florio for a long time before being forced to retire......

Pierce Arrow Model 1702 Supercar Information

In 1937, only 137 Pierce-Arrows were built and in 1938 there were only 17 vehicles created before the company closed its doors forever. The vehicles they created were some of the greatest masterpieces of the early 1900s. No expense was spared and many......

Rolls-Royce Phantom III Supercar Information

The new Phantom III was introduced in the fall of 1935. Announcing of the brand new Phantom III was a very substantial break from Rolls-Royce tradition. Phantom III was equipped with a brand new V-12 engine, which produced 180 hp at 3000 rpm. By having......

Squire 1600 Supercar Information

In the 1930s, English engineer Adrian Squire dreamed of building the greatest sports car in the world. He was in competition with Bugatti and Alfa Romeo and the all-new Squire was similar in many ways. All three utilized twin-overhead cam, supercharged......

Wanderer W25 Supercar Information

The Wanderer W25K sports car not only looks extremely attractive, but was also an unusually good performer. Designed by Ferdinand Porsche, the 2-litre six-cylinder engine developed 85 hp thanks to the use of a supercharger. The modern, American-influenced......