7 of the most desirable timeless wheels worldwide.
Authors Charlotte and Peter Fiell, known for the books 1000 Chairs, Design of the 20th Century, Industrial Design A – Z, and other true design encyclopedias, published the Ultimate Collector Cars with book publisher Taschen. It is a catalog of 100 of the most exquisite, remarkable, and desirable cars of all time.
To satisfy some of your curiosity, we bring you 7 of the most striking wheels in this catalog, chosen for their rarity, exclusivity, and technical possibilities. Scroll and write down your favorites.
Alfa Romeo 8C 2900B MM Spider, 1938
This classic marks the return of Alfa Romeo to racing after a long time as a separate team. Considered the most collectible pre-war sports racing car of all time, it has sport seats in unforgettable red leather.
Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR Uhlenhaut Coupé, 1955
Considered the fastest car at the time, there are only 2 of these Benz in the world. An innovative design for the '50s, these have gullwing doors, and a special interior in leather.
Ferrari 290 MM, 1956
This is the rarest Ferrari in the world, end of story. Only four of these cars were built, a champion on and off the track with an original brown leather interior.
Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa, 1957
A competition car that has sparked controversy for its aerodynamics, a black version of the highly-rated red model that we showed you here.
Shelby 427 Cobra S/C, 1966
According to one of the authors, this is one of the most powerful, dangerous, visceral, road cars you can ever imagine. If you heard this thing, you wouldn't believe it. It's a beast with a full dark interior.
Lamborghini Miura P400 SVJ, 1971
Very innovative at the time and considered the most beautiful supercar ever designed, it has a leather interior from the doors to the seats. We want it in the next Need for Speed.
McLaren F1 LM, 1995
A true supercar with high-tech materials, a modern design that paved the way for innovation and engineering. To improve performance, the interior has been switched to a light and breathable leather type.
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