The Studebaker Brothers Manufacturing Company was founded in 1852 in Indiana and entered the automotive market in 1902. In 1937, it produced the J5 Coupe Express pickup truck designed by Raymond Loewy and finished by artist Helen Dryden.
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced auction houses to cancel physical sales and instead switch to online auctions. H&H, which already had an online sales program, was the first to begin, followed by RM Sotheby's, Bonhams, and CCA. Other auction houses such as Barrett-Jackson, Silverstone, and Brightwells are also preparing for their first online auctions. Although it remains to be seen how successful these auctions will be, many auction houses are adapting to the times to show their ability to survive.
Paul Jaray was an engineer who applied his expertise in aerodynamics to cars after the end of World War I. He developed a set of design principles called the "Jaray code" to make cars more aerodynamic.
The legends of Group B on the wave of "Reaganesque optimism"
Group B was a legendary class in motorsport in the 1980s, with few design constraints and cars capable of producing up to 600hp. However, the lack of safety led to its cancellation after serious accidents.
Artist and designer Enzo Naso has created an oil on canvas titled "MO-Prova," featuring 11 different car models, with only one repeated. The painting includes models from Ferrari, BMW, Porsche, Mercedes, and Maserati.
The Honda NSX was designed to be a rival to the Ferrari 348, and Pininfarina created a concept car for Honda in 1984 called the HP-X. However, the NSX that was ultimately marketed was conceived in Japan and lacked originality in design.
Italian car manufacturer Lamborghini celebrates the 104th birthday of founder Ferruccio Lamborghini. Stefano Domenicali, Chairman of Lamborghini, shared that Ferruccio taught the company never to give up.