Innocenti is famous all over in the world mainly for having produced the Lambretta, one of the most popular means of transport of the Fifties and Sixties. But we cannot forget all the beautiful and important cars produced in this Italian factory, In this well illustrated volume the complete technical and well illustrated story.
This is beautiful report on the Coppa della Perugina, the first race in Umbria. The first edition was held in 1924 and the last one was in 1927 and saw the participation of Tazio Nuvolari with his brand new blue Bugatti. Luckily in 1952 the Veteran Car club “Perugino” organized again the race, but also this time, the revival lasted only a few years and stopped in 1954. Included the complete statistics of all races.
The story of the Marino brothers who produced about seventy cars from 1923 to 1926, all built by hand. A short adventure, but no less important than many others, which a mark in the history of the Italian motoring of the twentieth century.
The reproduction of the original manuscript, full of memories but mostly of technical drawings and diagrams, how the powerplants of the two-cylinder 595 and 695.were developed and industrially produced.
An illustrated tribute to the mythic Traction Avant, the revolutionary car born in 1934: the origin, all versions, identification numbers, characteristics, variations, colours, production data, restoration, accessories, models, etc.
The history of a great man, the motorcycle racer from Bergamo holder of nine world titles and therefore counted among the greatest champions of the motorcycling sport of all time. In the appendix all the races and results.
On this company and its brilliant founder, Jonathan Wooler, are available fragmentary and often incoherent news. In this book the author, Benito Renzo Battilani, has collected and organized all the material that has been possible to find, with the sole purpose of expressing an award to a man who has contributed to the history of motorcycling.
From the Argentinian "Autoar" to the German "Ruf": fifty years of creativity expressed by a single pencil, that of Aldo Brovarone. The latest volume of Giuliano Silli is dedicated to one of the designers who, with his great talent, has most contributed to the success in the world of Italian Style, mostly thanks to his work in Pininfarina. But experience working with Dusio after the war, and friendship with Stole years closer to us, make the designer Biella a historic witness of the evolution of Italian coachbuilding.
1947: the first racing victory of Ferrari at the Rome Grand Prix within the imperial ruins of the Baths of Caracalla: a perfect stage for the start of a triumphant career.
Valerio Moretti, Roman architect, who was a very young witness of that event, covers not only the events of that day - making use of the memories of other players and spectators - but explains how Enzo Ferrari, and his staff, arrived at that appointment.
The book tells, with the precious help of photos and drawings (original author’s watercolors ) the history of this English factory from beginning to the Edwardian age, from cycles and motorcycles up to the Sunbeam Alpine until the sad closure of all activities.
All technical curiosities about the nearly unknown steam cars: how and when they were born, who studied their operation, the technical details of the productions of Serpollet, Stanley, White and Doble and their eventual future use.
On occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Historical Italian Automotoclub in Turin, the author gathers facts, characters, cars, mtorcycles, events, champions, testimonials, pictures of half a century of motoring history.