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Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Supercar Information

This two-seater 1949 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Brixia is believed to have been constructed by an Italian craftsmen, perhaps located in Brescia Italy. Its competition body is an example of the era - many were seeking vehicles that could be competitive but......

Allard J2 Supercar Information

This Allard J2 is powered by a Ford flathead V8 engine with ARDUN overhead valve conversion. There is a split axle front end and a DeDion rear setup.This Allard was the first J2 entered in competition and was the factory entry at Silverstone, England......

Auto Shipper Indy Special Supercar Information

This Auto Shippers Special was built on a Russ Snowberger chassis and used many parts taken from the famed Miller cars, as Louis Rassey (owner of Auto Shippers) had purchased most of the Miller stock.Running in its orange and black livery, it made......

Delahaye Type 135 MS Supercar Information

Two Delahaye models were available after the war, the Type 135 M with a single Solex carburetor and the 135 MS (Modifiee Speciale) with tripe carburetors giving 125 horsepower and a top speed of around 100 mph. Total production between 1946 and 1952......

Delahaye Type 175 Supercar Information

Saoutchik was born in 1880 near Minsk, Russia and emigrated with his family to Paris in 1899. He entered the business of furniture making. Seven years later he had become successful enough to purchase his own shop and soon entered the world of coach......

Ferrari 166 Inter Supercar Information

Between 1948 and 1951, Ferrari sold around 38 Inters, plus around 46 examples of the 166MM, in various body styles created by several coach builders. The Inters were road-going vehicle while the MM versions were the racing variants. The 166 Inter......

Ferrari 166 MM Supercar Information

Ferrari 166MM Touring Barchetta with chassis number 0010M and engine number 0008M has had a brilliant racing and show-car career. It was first brought to the Mille Miglia in 1949 where it was piloted by Piero Taruffi and Serio Nicolini who were driving......

Kurtis Kraft Sport Supercar Information

This Kurtis Kraft Sport is serial number 12 of 17 built. The car was constructed in the same Los Angeles Kurtis shop where the Indianapolis-winning race cars were built. Many articles were written and many photographs were taken of the Kurtis Sports.......

Maserati A6/1500 Supercar Information

Construction of the first Post-War Maserati Sports Cars began in late 1946 at which time despite many difficulties, they were able to complete two examples. These were given the chassis numbers 049 and 051.These first Post-War Sports Cars were......

OSCA MT4 Supercar Information

In 1937 the Maserati brothers sold their family company to the Adolfo Orsi Company and ten years later, they founded Officine Specializzate Costruzione Automobili - Fratelli Maserati S.p.A., or OSCA for short. Their first OSCA prototype, introduced in......

Plate Special Roadster Supercar Information

Luigi Plate was born in the mid 1890s and actively raced automobiles during the 1920s and 1930s. Luigi Plate and his younger cousin, Enrico Plate, were automotive enthusiasts where had a racing team called Scuderia Plate. The team ran a variety of cars......

Porsche 356/2 Gmund Supercar Information

This 1949 3562 aluminum bodied Porsche Gmund Coupe is one of about 30 known to exist. Production records vary slightly, but there was a total production of approximately 47 units. Four Gmund coupes were built in 1948 (Porsches first year of operation).......

Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Supercar Information

This 1949 Rolls-Royce Silver Wraith Drophead Coupe with coachwork by Gurney Nutting was offered for sale at the 2007 Christies auction of Exceptional Motor Cars at the Monterey Jet Center. It is finished in dark blue with a beige leather interior and......

Talbot-Lago T-26 Record Supercar Information

The Talbot-Lago T26 Record Series was introduced in 1946, just after the conclusion of World War II. The T26 Record immediately secured the title, Worlds Most Powerful Production Car. Under the bonnet was a 4.5-liter engine derived from the companys......

Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Sport Supercar Information

The 1949 Talbot-Lago T26 Grand Sport (GS) had a 4482cc engine with triple carburetors that was capable of producing 190 horsepower and carrying the car to a top speed around 125 mph. This made the T26 GS the worlds fastest production chassis, a title......