1929 Bugatti Type 44

In the spring of 1966, the Bugatti Owners Club’s Bugantics published the following advertisement: “Type 44 for sale in Poland. Photo shows car number 44380 in tired original condition. It is for sale but only in exchange for a modern car, as this is the only way to get a car out […]

1937 Citroën 11 BL Traction Avant Sedan

Nearly every list of the most important automotive designs must surely include André Citroën’s beloved Model 11 Traction Avant, which loosely translates to “front-wheel drive.” Citroën is said to be the individual who put France on wheels, and his compact and bullet-proof 2CVs were both affordable and functional, especially when […]

1936 Delahaye 135M Competition Court Cabriolet

Dubbed the “father” of teardrop styling, no one, not even Jean Bugatti, was able to master the sweeping, streamlined and voluptuous coachwork quite like Giuseppe Figoni could. A celebrated French designer, Figoni would form a partnership with Italian businessman Ovidio Falaschi in 1935, and the rest is history. Birthed with […]

1973 DeTomaso Pantera

This 1973 DeTomaso Pantera was initially sold by Peyton Lincoln-Mercury of Harbor City, CA, and was acquired by the seller in 1983 before undergoing a multi-decade refurbishment. It was completed in the late 2000s and consisted of repainting the body red, building and installing an aluminum 427-ci V8, and replacing […]

1938 Alfa Romeo 6C 2300B Mille Miglia Berlinetta

This magnificent 6C 2300B Mille Miglia left the Portello Works in April 1938. Its early ownership is unknown, but it is first recorded as being owned by Herr Hoffer of Geneva in 1946. In 1953, Herr Hoffer sold the car to Jean-Louis Fatio for the princely sum of 500 Swiss […]

1971 Lamborghini Miura P400 SV

The Spanish bull referred to as the Miura may have first entered the pop-culture lexicon with the publication of Ernest Hemingway’s enduring 1926 classic The Sun Also Rises. Hemingway’s disaffected expatriates travel to Spain to watch the bullfights, and there they are impressed by the brutal capabilities of the Miura, a […]

1954 Lancia Aurelia B20 GT Series IV

This B20 GT is one of the first right-hand-drive Series IV cars built. According to the official build records, it was released on June 25, 1954, finished in Grigio and fitted with engine number 3576, which it retains to this day. This car has been comprehensively restored by marque specialists […]

1958 Maserati 3500 GT Spyder by Frua

Ahead of Maserati’s official unveiling of the 3500 GT, the Italian manufacturer instructed a small cluster of trusted carrozzeria to design bodywork to clothe the newly designed rolling chassis. Five unbodied chassis were sent to the Turin-based coachbuilder Pietro Frua, who returned with completed cars with his usual exuberance and […]

1947 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 S Cabriolet Pinin Farina

The 6C 2500 Sport offered here is one of the most classic and desirable examples of coachwork on the standard-wheelbase chassis, the svelte cabriolet by Pinin Farina. Like the chassis itself, an elegant evolution of pre-war design, the body is steel with aluminum doors, hood and rear deck, and features […]

1966 Maserati Mistral Coupe

Last of the classic 6-cylinder Maseratis, the Pietro Frua-styled Mistral commenced production in 1963. The 3.7-liter version of the famous long-stroke engine was fitted to most cars, other options being the 3.5-liter or, from 1966, the 4.0-liter unit, all of which came with Lucas fuel injection. A handsome 2-seater on […]