J8 prewarcars

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J8 prewarcars

  1. 1. ROAD MARVELSExtraordinary cars from before WW II
  2. 2. Alfa Romeo 8C 2900 B Corto Touring Berlinetta
  3. 3. 2.9 Liter In line 8 cylinder engine. Only 20 were built from 1937 to 1939. The model shown wonthe 2008 “Concours dElegance” at Pebble Beach.
  4. 4. Bucciali TAV 8-32 Saoutchik “Fleche dOr” Berline
  5. 5. 4.9 Liter V12 engine. Built in 1931.One of the world’s first front wheel drive autos.
  6. 6. Bugatti Tipo 57C Van Vooren Cabriolet
  7. 7. 3.3 Liter In line 8 cylinder engine. Built in1939.Wedding gift to Xá of Persia from the government of France.
  8. 8. Daimler Double-Six 50 Corsica Drophead Coupé
  9. 9. 7.2 liter V12 engine. Built in 1931.
  10. 10. Delahaye 145 Chapron Coupe
  11. 11. 4.5 liter V12 engineOnly 5 were built from 1938 to 1946.
  12. 12. Mercedes-Benz 710 SSK Trossi Roadster
  13. 13. In line 7.1 liter 6 cylinder engine. Built in 1931.Won the “Concours d’Elégance” of Villa dEste in 2007.
  14. 14. Napier-Railton Special
  15. 15. 24 liter 12 cylinder aircraft engine. Power estimated at 600 HP. Only one built in 1933. Set 47 world speed records.
  16. 16. Rolls-Royce Phantom I Jonckheere Coupé
  17. 17. 7.7 liter 6 cylinder in line engine. One built in Belgium in the 30s.Bought at auction by a Japanese businessman for 1.5 million dollars .
  18. 18. Voisin C20 Mylord Demi-Berline
  19. 19. 4.9 liter V12 engine. One built in 1931.
  20. 20. Talbot-Lago T150 C Figoni et Falaschi “Goutte dEau” 4 liter 6 cylinder in line engine. Only 16 ever built. Today valued at 3 million dollars.
  21. 21. What craftsmen they were . . The End

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