Marcelo Aleman submitted via email: I found this beauty in Quito, Ecuador. The people on charge of the rebuilding said the owner have spent more than 5 years in the process and not finished yet.
The owner has other 15 Mercedes Benz from those wonderful years.
LeMay Museum: 1947 Ferrari 166 Spyder Corsa
The first Ferrari to be sold to the public and this is one of the oldest in existence with original castings, fasteners and documented history. It’s one of eight built.
This particular car is the fourth production Ferrari ever and is currently owned by James Clark of Washington State.
LeMay Museum: 1953 Ferrari Inter Vignale Coupe
This Vignale bodied loner from Ron Tonkin, popular dealership owner and collector, is one of 79 models built, but only 1 of 15 built in this body style.
Of the 15, no two cars are alike because each car was customized to each owner’s liking. Vignale partnered with Bertone, Ghia, & Stabilimente Farina to accomplish the customized interiors.
LeMay Museum: 1937 Cord 812
Taking streamlining to the extreme, Cord was the first car to ever have pop-up front headlamps. It was also the first front-wheel drive car with independent front suspension.
Another interesting fact about the semi-automatic transmission in the 812, it extended in front of the engine which allowed the car a low stance so there was no need for running boards. You can see the area of the front nose behind the bumper into which the transmission extended. A modified version was later used in the Tucker 48 which