Audi pays tribute to Tazio Nuvolari with the Audi TT Tazio Nuvolari Limited Edition

Audi has quietly introduced the TT Nuvolari in Italy. Named after Italian racer Tazio Nuvolari, the special edition features a Daytona Grey exterior and 19-inch alloy wheels. The car has also been equipped with Nuvolari badging and the S-Line package which includes sportier bumpers and extended side skirts. Interior changes are limited but the model features black leather seats, Nuvolari-branded sill plates and special floor mats. There's also an individually-numbered plaque on the center console. Power is provided by a 2.0-liter TDI four-cylinder engine that produces 184 PS (135 kW) and 380 Nm (280 lb-ft) of torque. It is connected to a six-speed manual transmission which enables the coupe to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 7.1 seconds and hit a top speed of 241 km/h (149 mph). Production will be limited to 100 units and Italian pricing starts at €51,900.

A new car for the museum: Bugatti Type 37

A new car wiil accompany the museum's visitors in the next months, a Bugatti Type 37. The Type 35 chassis and body were reused on the Type 37 sports car. Fitted with a new 1.5 L (1496 cc/91 in³) straight-4 engine, 290 Type 37s were built. This engine was an SOHC 3-valve design and produced 60 hp (44 kW). The same engine went on to be used in the Type 40. With one of these cars Tazio Nuvolari ran the IV Coppa della Perugina, resulting 7th overall and 3rd of class 1500.

The mantuan equipe Mozzi-Biacca wins the 2014 Mille Miglia

The winner of the 2014 Mille Miglia was car number 42, a 1928 Lancia Lambda Tipo 221 Spider Ca.Sa.Ro. The car was piloted by Giordano Mozzi with Stefania Biacca as co-pilot. The second placed car was a 1930 Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 GS Zagato piloted by Alessandro Gamberini and Mirco Magni, both Italians.

I mantovani Mozzi e Biacca vincono la Mille Miglia 2014

I mantovani Giordano Mozzi e Stefania Biacca vincono l’edizione 2014 della Mille Miglia. I due dominano la classifica generale al termine delle prove degli ultimi quattro giorni, portate a termine a bordo di una Lancia Lambda tipo 221 Spider Ca.Sa.Ro. Dietro di loro l’equipaggio composto da Alessandro Gamberini e Mirco Magni su un’Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Gs Zagato. In terza posizione il bresciano Andrea Vesco con Andrea Guerini su una Fiat Siata 514. La coppa delle dame va all'equipaggio Francesca Grimaldi/Lucia Fanti.

A discovered trophy come to the museum

This cup was recently discovered, restored and finally donated to the Museum collection. Tazio Nuvolari won this trophy in 1928 at the 350cc class in the Circuito del Tigullio. Then this cup was lost but in 2013 was discovered and restored by Vittorio Carreri, a mantuan doctor. On april this cup is donated to the museum and it will be proudly exposed.

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