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Wraith Eagle VIII

Rolls-Royce Motor Cars will unveil its latest Collection Car, Wraith Eagle VIII, on the shores of Lake Como at this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, 24-26 May. Rolls-Royce Motor Cars will unveil its latest Collection Car, Wraith Eagle VIII, on the shores of Lake Como at this year’s Concorso d’Eleganza Villa d’Este, 24-26 May. Created by the Bespoke Collective at the House of Rolls-Royce, a Collection of just 50 Wraith Eagle VIII motor cars will tell the epic tale of one of the most pivotal moments of the 20th century.
Captain John Alcock and Lieutenant Arthur Brown braved uncharted skies to make the first non-stop transatlantic flight in June, 1919. Contemporaries of Sir Henry Royce, Alcock and Brown flew non-stop from St. John’s, Newfoundland to Clifden, Ireland in a modified First World War Vickers Vimy bomber aircraft. The bi-plane was powered by twin 20.3 litre, 350 bhp, Rolls-Royce Eagle VIII engines. It is from this remarkable engine that this Collection takes its name. …

Lamborghini Azzurro Mexico Miura P400S | Villa d’Este

A special participant in the prestigious 2019 Concorso d'Eleganza of Villa d’Este (24-26 May) is the Miura P400 S (1971) that belonged to Little Tony, one of the most successful Italian singers of the ’60s. An enthusiast of motors and especially sports cars, he bought three Miuras, including the one in the blue Azzurro Mexico color with black interior, which will be competing at Villa d’Este in the class called “Baby You Can Drive My Car: Cars of the Music Stars”. Currently owned by an Italian collector, the car has been certified by Lamborghini Polo Storico.
The P400 S chassis number #4797 was delivered on 2 March 1971 in the Republic of San Marino to Antonio Ciacci, known to the general public by his stage name, Little Tony. Though he was born in Tivoli (province of Rome), he had always been, at least officially, a citizen of San Marino. The car, however, was registered in Italy, with a Rome license plate, in May 1973.
The car has been completely restored with the support of Pol…