1936 Bugatti Type 57 Atalante

The Type 57 presented here in its striking original color scheme is chassis no. 57432, which left the Bugatti coachbuilders on July 13, 1936. This is one of the four known surviving sunroof cars, described in factory records as “Coupé Atalante 57432, black and ivory, tan leather.” It was ordered […]

1929 Bentley 4½ Litre Supercharged Le Mans Tourer

There are few sounds in motorsport quite as evocative as a Blower Bentley at full chat — a gruff explosion of noise and power only matched by the guttural howl of a Vulcan bomber. Unapologetically loud, dirty, and fearsomely quick, the model earned a legion of fans throughout the 1920s […]

1970 Iso Grifo Series I Targa

This 1970 Iso Grifo is one of approximately 14 targa examples built during four years of Series I production. It was completed on May 21, 1970, before being delivered new in Germany. Chassis 314 was purchased in 1978 by its previous owner, who commissioned a repaint in the current shade […]

1972 Lamborghini Jarama S

Ferruccio Lamborghini’s first production car, the Touring-styled 350GT, was launched at the 1964 Geneva Motor Show, featuring a glorious 4-cam 3.5-liter V12 engine by Giotto Bizzarrini, which was housed in a chassis that was the work of Gian Paolo Dallara. The line of front-engine grand tourers continued with the 4-liter […]

1971 Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R

This 1971 Nissan Skyline 2000GT-R is said to have remained under long-term ownership in Japan before being imported to the U.S. in 2018, at which time it was acquired by the seller. Finished in silver over black vinyl upholstery, the car is powered by a 2.0-liter S20 inline-6 that features […]

1961 Maserati 5000 GT Indianapolis Coupe by Allemano

This 1961 Maserati 5000 GT is one of 34 examples built between 1959 and 1966 and is the first among 22 coupes constructed with Carrozzeria Allemano bodywork penned by Giovanni Michelotti. Named the Indianapolis as a nod to Maserati’s Indy 500 legacy, chassis 103014 was completed in September 1961 before […]

1936 Hispano-Suiza J12 Cabriolet

Factory records on file for chassis 14018 list a delivery date of December 30, 1936, with coachwork specified by Saoutchik. Jacques Saoutchik is best known for flamboyant designs often accessorized with ornate trim. In contrast, this masterfully penned cabriolet demonstrates a great degree of restraint on the part of the […]

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 […]