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Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Supercar Information

The Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 was among the first Italian sports car to go into production after World War II. In 1946, Alfas Portello factory, especially its foundry, was nothing more than rubble. Alfa had moved its huge inventory of cars and parts to a cave......

Allard K1 Supercar Information

There were 151 K1 Allards produced between 1946 and 1948.This 1948 Allard is stock even though it has an appearance different from most K1s. It features cycle type front fenders that were used on some K1s as prototypes for development of the model......

Cisitalia 202 SC Supercar Information

Italian Industrialist Piero Dusio built up the Compagnia Industriale Sportiva Italia (Cisitalia) prior to the start of World War II. It was a successful conglomerate with interests in textile and hospitality industries, along with sporting goods and......

Daimler DE36 Supercar Information

The Daimler Company of Coventry, England, was a favorite of British royalty and the companys craftsmen not only built King George VIs State Limousines, but those of his father George V and grandfather Edward VII. The DE36 model first appeared in 1946,......

Delahaye 135 M Supercar Information

On June 7th of 1948, the Delahaye factory delivered chassis 800998 to Figoni et Falaschi coachbuilders. There it was adorned with body number 1035, a four-place cabriolet in the El Glaoui style. El Glaoui was the Pasha of Marrakech and the owner of the......

Delahaye 135 MS Supercar Information

Delahayes were quick, responsive, and very attractive automobiles. In 1894, Emile Delahaye began building rear-engined, belt-driven cars. By 1935, he introduced the Type 135 at the Paris Salon. The car featured an independent front suspension, light......

Ferrari 166 Spyder Corsa Supercar Information

Ferrari 166 Spyder Corsa with chassis number 014I was constructed in May of 1948 and is a right hand drive vehicle. It was raced extensively by the factory during 1948 and sold to a privateer at the close of the season. Chassis 014I was the seventh......

Healey Westland Supercar Information

Donald Healey, a former RFC pilot and 1931 Monte Carlo Rally winner, is best known for the Austin-Healey 100 and 3000 of the 1950s and 1960s. Right after World War II, he began to manufacture his own automobiles based on his designs at Warwick, near......

Maserati A6/1500 Supercar Information

The first true Maserati road model was the A6 1500, introduced in the post-war era. It made its debut in 1947 at the Geneva Salon, as a Berlinetta wearing coachwork by Pinin Farina. The all-aluminum body had elegant hidden door handles and the classic......

Nardi Corsa Supercar Information

Enrico Nardi achieved notoriety and a small amount of fame in the pre-war era as a racing car designer, constructor, and driver. In the 1940 Mille Miglia he was the co-driver of the first Ferrari, the Tipo 815.After the war, he is reported......

Norman Timbs Special Supercar Information

Mechanical engineer Norman E. Timbs created this dramatic streamliner in the 1940s. Timbs resume already included work on Indianapolis winners, such as the famous Blue Crown Specials. It took him over two years to complete the car at a cost of %2410,000.......

OSCA MT4 Supercar Information

This is the first-ever OSCA MT4 built by the Maserati brothers. It had a simple aluminum body with removable fenders, allowing the car to participate in either sports car races or the Formula 2 events of the era. The Maserati brothers were perfectionists,......

Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Supercar Information

After World War II, Rolls-Royce resumed automobile production with a new model, thee Silver Wraith. This Silver Wraith example was first shown at the 1948 Earls Court Motor Show without coachwork, after which it was reportedly loaned to an important......

Talbot-Lago T-26 Supercar Information

Talbot-Lago made about 750 T26s. The firm offered convertibles, sedans, and coupes, but some customers just bought the chassis and hired outside coachmakers to build the body. The new T26 Record model was exhibited at the Paris Salon in October of 1946.......

Veritas RS Supercar Information

These highly successful German sportracing cars were based on rebuilt pre-war BMW 328s. The company was formed by three soldiers who, during the occupation of Paris, met and planned their ideal sports car for the post war era. Because the occupying......