1938 Talbot Lago T150C-SS Teardrop Coupe by Figoni et Falaschi
Inaugural auction at Villa d’Este on Lake Como will be one of our most exciting events to date, with about 30 world-class cars on offer. One of feature car is this 1938 Talbot-Lago T150C-SS Figoni et Falaschi Teardrop Coupe. Chassis 90112, it is one of only 11 examples with second-series “New York” Figoni coachwork and is built on the sophisticated short-wheelbase Talbot chassis with several unique features.
Unquestionably one of the prettiest and most desirable motor cars ever conceived, it has been restored to show quality and was an award winner at Pebble Beach in 2009. What better place to showcase this masterpiece of bespoke coachwork than at Villa d’Este?
1957 Maserati 200Si Mille Miglia
Who wouldn’t to have a custom vintage Italian sports car in their sports car collection, especially when it’s one as sweet as a 1950s-era Maserati? Lucky for you, One of the most beautiful and valuable 1950s Italian sports car ever, a 1957 Mille Miglia Maserati 200Si with custom coachwork by Carrozzeria Fantuzzi, is being offered for sale by Kidston in Geneva for about $2 million. With classic cars of this caliber fetching record auction prices and future appreciation a given, it represents an alluring investment opportunity.
Approximately 32 examples of the Maserati 200S and its evolutionary variant, the 200Si, were built for the factory’s works team and gentlemen drivers competing in the 2 litre class of late-1950s European and American sports-car racing. It was one of Maserati’s most successful models, combining user friendly handling, a lusty yet reliable powerplant.