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Alfa Romeo 6C 2300 Supercar Information

This Alfa Romeo Berlinetta Sport is the prototype built for the 1940 Mille Miglia by Castagna. The 1940 Mille Miglia was never run and this car is the sole survivor of the 10 short chassis cars that were built by the company. It is constructed of aluminum......

Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Supercar Information

This 1939 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Sport Touring Berlinetta was offered for sale at the 2007 Blackhawk Collection Exhibit held at the Pebble Beach Concours. It carried a price tag of %241,100,000.This vehicle is the 1998 Pebble Beach Winner and the 1998......

Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 SS Supercar Information

With the combination of Vittorio Jano, 6C design and Bruno Trevisan performance upgrades, the reliability and performance along with fully independent suspension made the pre-war Alfa 2500 models one of Europes most superb road machines.The 6C 2500......

Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B Supercar Information

In the 1930s, the 8C 2900 Alfa was not a mere sports car but was the most advanced, modern, and compelling sports car money could buy. Approximately 32 of the 2.9 chassis were made and it is believed only 12 are Touring Spiders, seven of which are the......

Alfa Romeo Tipo 256 Supercar Information

In many respects, a true sportscar is something of a wolf in sheeps clothing. From the outside they can appear merely elegant, luxury-based, sophisticated, even a bit docile at times. But, the heart that rests within beats with the passion and drive......

Aston Martin 15/98 Supercar Information

The 2-liter Aston Martin designated as 1598 was one of the last cars to use this outdated nomenclature. The numbers refer to the old fashioned Royal Automobile Club horsepower rating of 15 as well its actual rating of 98 bhp. Launched in 1936, the early......

Bugatti Type 57 Supercar Information

Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, the Prince of Persia and future Shah of Iran, received this supercharged Bugatti (the black Bugatti Type 57C) as a gift from the French government on the occasion of his first wedding. The dramatic body was constructed by Vanvooren......

Delage D6-70 Supercar Information

Louis Delage was in charge of his business from its founding in 1905 to its liquidation at the height of the Great Depression. He was a graduate of the École Nationale dArts et Métiers and worked for two years at Peugeot before starting his own Paris......

Delahaye Type 135 MS Supercar Information

As Bugattis began scaling down their racing activities to focus on their Type 57 road going production car, they left the arena open for other marques to backfill the loss of sports and racing cars. Delahayes Type 135 was one of the contenders to......

Fiat 508 C Supercar Information

The charter establishing Fiat was signed in 1899. A year later, the factory opened and produced 24 cars in the first year. By 1908, Fiat had expanded throughout Europe and the U.S. World War I began and production focused on supplying the army. After......

Jaguar SS 2.5-Liter Mark IV Supercar Information

It was founded as SS Cars Ltd. in 1922 and changed its name to Jaguar in 1945 when production resumed after World War II. Jaguar Cars Limited is a British based luxury car manufacturer, originally with headquarters in Browns Lane, Coventry, England......

Lagonda LG6 Supercar Information

There were just six examples of the LG6 Rapdies built, of the 85 total LG6 models produced between 1937 and 1939. This example, chassis number 12348, was built in late 1938. It was ordered by Mr. McCall, a Birmingham businessman, through Broughtons......

Lagonda V12 Supercar Information

Wilbur Gunn constructed his first self-propelled vehicle in 1899 it was a motorized bicycle with an engine of his own design that powered the front wheel. Soon, his backyard greenhouse had been converted into a factory used for constructing belt-driven......

Lagonda V12 LeMans Supercar Information

The example shown is one of twenty reproductions of the 1939 Lagonda V12 racers that competed at the 1939 Le Mans race. Two Lagondas were entered in the 24-hour race and finished in third and fourth place. This amazing accomplishment is the result of......

Maserati 4CL Supercar Information

This Maserati 4CL was delivered on May 29th of 1939 to Johnny Wakefield who campaigned it until the outbreak of the War. Wakefield passed away in 1942, after which, the car was purchased by Reg Parnell. It was raced extensively by Parnell between 1946......

Maserati 8CTF Boyle Special Supercar Information

Maserati claimed victory at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway two years running, in 1939 and 1940. At that point, almost twenty years had passed since a European car had won at Indy. Wilbur Shaw was at the wheel of the car that left the tough competition......

Rolls-Royce Phantom III Supercar Information

Originally bodied as a Sedanca deVille by Hooper, the second owner removed the original body and sent the chassis to Labourdette of Paris for the current body. Bare chassis were simply not available immediately after World War II. This is the last......

Talbot-Lago T120 Supercar Information

The Talbot-Lago T120 was produced from 1935 until 1939. It had a box section frame and a 3-liter overhead valve straight 6-cylinder engine developed by ex-Fiat engineer Walter Becchia. This T120 was built by the Talbot-Lago factory, hence the title Cabriolet......

Talbot-Lago T150 C SS Supercar Information

Talbot-Lago was a company formed by the collapse of Sunbeam-Talbot-Darracq in 1935. Anthony Lago, founder of the company, set-out to produce a line of exclusive and expensive sports cars. The cars initially used six-cylinder engines, but later models......

Talbot-Lago T23 Supercar Information

In 1934 Tony Lago was promoted to the position of general manager of Automobiles Talbots. A year later he acquired the company and hired Walter Brecchia, an engineer. Together, they began work on the first Talbot-Lago they were driven by the desire......

Wanderer W25K Supercar Information

In 1932, four independent auto manufacturers came together to form Germanys second-largest automobile manufacturer, named Auto Union. This union between Audi, Horch, Wanderer, and D.K.W. was a merger formed with hopes of riding out Germanys economical......