A disappointing gift prompted Nathan Redfeam, a cofounder of the Harrington Group, to go into the business of building and selling fully functional half-size automobiles—or, as the company calls them, Junior Cars ($10,995 to $12,399). Years ago, he surprised his nephew with a toy version of a classic car. The car was expensive, but to […]
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<< 1913: Brothers Alfieri, Ettore, and Ernesto Maserati open an auto repair shop in Bologna, Italy. 1920s: Inspired by the colossal statue of Neptune in Bologna, brother Mario Maserati designs the trident logo. 1926: The Maseratis build their first car, the Tipo 26. Alfieri drives it to a win in the first race […]
The Concorso Italiano’s sibling event welcomes European marques…
For years after its introduction, the 1600 Spider represented the defining design of Alfa Romeo. Its boat-tail form was as alluring as that of any Ferrari or other exotic that cost four times as much. In this sense, the 1600 Spider demonstrated that great design could be brought to the masses. The number in its […]