|Carrozzeria Castagna S.r.l.|
|Società a responsabilità limitata|
|Founded||Milan, Kingdom of Lombardy–Venetia (1849)|
|Carlo Castagna (Founder)|
The company history began in 1849 when Carlo Castagna bought the Ferrari coachbuilding business. Carrozzeria Castagna built the first coach automobile with a combustion engine (Benz quadricycle).
The ALFA 40/60 HP is a road car and race car made by Italian car manufacturer ALFA (later to become Alfa Romeo). This model was made between 1913 and 1922 and was designed by Giuseppe Merosi, as were all other Alfas at that time. The 40/60 HP has a 6082 cc straight-4 engine with overhead valves, which produced 70 bhp (52 kW) and its top speed was 125 km/h (78 mph). The race model 40-60 HP Corsa had 73 bhp (54 kW) and a top speed of 137 km/h (85 mph), and it also won its own category in the Parma-Berceto race.
In 1914 the milanese count Marco Ricotti commissioned to Carrozzeria Castagna the ALFA 40/60 HP Aerodinamica (also known as Siluro Ricotti), a prototype model which could reach 139 km/h (86 mph) top speed. A replica of that car was created in the 1970s, and now it is shown in the Alfa Romeo Historical Museum.40/60 HP production and development was interrupted by the First World War, but resumed briefly afterwards. 40-60 HP Corsa had now 82 bhp (61 kW) and a top speed of around 150 km/h (93 mph). Giuseppe Campari won the 1920 and 1921 races at Mugello with this car.Alkè
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Carrozzeria Barbi is an Italian bus manufacturer, with headquarters in Mirandola, near Modena.Carrozzeria Boneschi
Carrozzeria Boneschi S.r.L. (established 1919 near Milano) is an Italian coachbuilder, mainly of commercial vehicles. Until 1960, the company was mostly involved with automobile manufacturers such as Talbot, Rolls Royce, Alfa Romeo, Lancia and Fiat. It was established in Milano by Giovanni Boneschi, moving to Cambiago in (1933). The factory was rebuilt after World War II (1946), after which Boneschi died. Among its designers and directors in the later years was Dr. Bruno Pezzaglia.Castagna
Castagna may refer to:
Andrea del Castagno (c. 1421–1457), an Italian painter
William J. Castagna (born 1924), an American jurist
Cristina Castagna (born 1977–2009), an Italian mountaineer
Carrozzeria Castagna, an Italian coachbuilding company from Milan
Castagna, Catanzaro, a town in the Calabria region of southern ItalyCastagna Imperial Landaulet
The Castagna Imperial Landaulet is a four-wheel drive luxury sports coupe by the Carrozzeria Castagna design firm, now known for their MINI concepts and conversions and known in the past for the Isotta Fraschini.
The Castagna Imperial Landaulet was shown at the 2006 Geneva motor show and was inspired by a model invented by Castagna in the Thirties. The car is 163 centimetres (64.2 in) in height and features 'scissor doors' with no central column with a running board that acts as a footrest.Fioravanti (automotive)
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Fioravanti was founded by C.E.O. Leonardo Fioravanti, who worked twenty-four years with Pininfarina on such vehicles as the Ferrari Daytona, Ferrari Dino, Ferrari 512 Berlinetta Boxer, the Ferrari 308 GTB, Ferrari 288 GTO and the Ferrari F40.Fornasari
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The Maserati Tipo 26M was a model of Grand Prix race car produced by Italian manufacturer Maserati in Bologna, for a total of 13 units, between 1930 and 1932.Before the Tipo 26M, the original Tipo 26 from 1926 had evolved into version such as 26B, 26C and 26R. Based on these, the Tipo 26M was designed in 1930 as mostly single-seaters (M meaning monoposto) and also referred to as 8C 2500 (8 cylinder, 2500 cc). Six of the 26M were made into
Tipo 26M Sport for long endurance purposes.
Special two-seaters for road use, were the 26M Grand Sport by Carrozzeria Castagna, and the Sport Tipo 1000 Miglia by Ugo Zagato. Two four-seaters were later referred to as the company's first attempt at non-racing cars.The Tipo 26M dominated the 1930 Grand Prix season having its debut at
VI Premio Reale di Roma (Luigi Arcangeli won, 25 May 1930),
IV Coppa Ciano (Luigi Fagioli won, 21 July 1930),
VI Coppa Acerbo (Achille Varzi won, Ernesto Maserati second, 17 August 1930),
III Gran Premio di Monza (Varzi won, Arcangeli second, 7 September 1930)
and VII Gran Premio de España (Varzi won, Aymo Maggi second, 5 October 1930).
In the first half of the 1931 Grand Prix season it lost to Alfa Romeo 8C and Bugatti T51.
A higher bore engine with carburators from Edoardo Weber of Bologna, became the 8C 2800 that won at the IV Gran Premio di Monza (Luigi Fagioli, 6 September 1931) and I Mountains Championship at Brooklands (Tim Birkin, 17 October 1931).
Other drivers of 26M this year were Clemente Biondetti, Luigi Parenti, George Eyston, Pietro Ghersi, Umberto Klinger and René Dreyfus.
Later victories were with Tim Birkin's 26M, III Mountains Championship (Whitney Straight, 21 October 1933) and as an 8C at Circuit d'Albi GP (Buddy Featherstonhaugh, 22 July 1934).OZ Group
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