ROAD MARVELS

Extraordinary cars from before the war

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Alfa Romeo 8C 2900 B Corto Touring Berlinetta
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In line 8 cylinders 2,9 liters engine
Only 20 cars were built between 1937 abd 1939.
The model shown won the  2008 “Concours d'Elegance” at Pebble Beach.
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Bucciali TAV 8-32 Saoutchik 'Fleche d'Or' Berline
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V12 engine of 4,9 liters.
Built in 1931.
One of the first front wheel drive.
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Bugatti Tipo 57C Van Vooren Cabriolet
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Inline 8 cylinder engine 3,3 liters
Unique car, built in1939.
Wedding gift to Xá from Persia from the government of France
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Daimler Double-Six 50 Corsica Drophead Coupé
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7,2 liters V12 engine. Unique car, built in 1931.
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Delahaye 145 Chapron Coupe
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4,5 liters V12 engine
5 units were built between 1938 et 1946.
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Mercedes-Benz 710 SSK Trossi Roadster
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In line 7.1 liter 6 cylinder engine.
unique,
built in 1931.
Won the “concours d’élégance”
of Villa d'Este en 2007.
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Napier-Railton Special
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24 liters 12 cylinder aircraft engine. Power estimated at 600 HP.
One built in 1933.
Set 47 world speed records.
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Rolls-Royce Phantom I Jonckheere Coupé
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7,7 liters 6 cylinder in line .
One built in Belgium in the 30s. Bought at auction by a Japanese for 1,5 million US $ .
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Voisin C20 'Mylord' Demi-Berline
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4.9 liter V12 engine.
One built in 1931.
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Talbot-Lago T150 C Figoni et Falaschi 'Goutte d'Eau'
4 liter 6 cylinder in line engine.
Only 16 units built.
Valued at 3 millions US$.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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