Alfa Romeo
Jan 9

Cars: Barrett-Jackson Salon Collection — 1939 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500

Lightweight, sporty and technically advanced, the 6C series was a major boost for Alfa Romeo as it established itself as Europe’s most exciting manufacturer of sports and racing cars. (Photo: Barrett-Jackson)

Lightweight, sporty and technically advanced, the 6C series was a major boost for as it established itself as Europe’s most exciting manufacturer of sports and racing . (Photo: )

This stunning 1939 Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Sport Berlinetta is one of just 13 examples with coachwork designed and built by Carrozzeria Touring of Milan, the city in which Alfa Romeo was also based. Its rarity and exceptional beauty make Chassis No. 915030 one of Touring’s great stylistic masterpieces, taking the streamlining ethos that become prominent in the late 1930s and turning it into a piece of artwork.

From the steeply canted front grille and fenders to the sloping sculpture of the rear aspect, the Alfa’s dramatic style and proportions speak to the timelessness of great design. The car is presented here in Barrett-Jackson’s exclusive Salon Collection for the 2014 Scottsdale collector car auction.

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Sep 18

Rare Beauty At 16th Annual Goodwood Revival

Rare Beauty At The 16th Annual Goodwood Revival

Check out this rare beauty at the 16th Annual . (Photo: Wouter Melissen/ Pieter Melissen for Ultimatecarpage.com)

Making New History
In its original guise, the Goodwood Motor Circuit was in operation between 1948 and 1966. The circuit was re-opened in 1998 for the annual Goodwood Revival Meeting and we are just a few years away before Goodwood’s second coming will be longer than the track’s first. While today the competitors don’t race for price money or championship points, some still take it very seriously, preparing for the event like it was a modern day Grand Prix.

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