If you’ve got €1m that just happens to be burning a hole in your pocket and looking for something to invest in on, well you might just want to scope out this rather breathtaking 1950 OSCA MT4-2AD 1100 that is going under the hammer with RM Sotheby’s and has a guide price of €850k. This majestic looking racing machine is one of the most unique and eye-catching vehicles on the auction market right now and the excitement surrounding it is, understandably, mighty high amongst classic car aficionados.
This spectacular 1950 OSCA MT4-2AD 1100 from RM Sotheby’s is one of approximately 72 MT4-based examples so if you’re the one to get your hands on this beauty when the hammer goes down, there won’t be many others like it out there in the world. This lot is among the most coveted hand-built Italian racing cars of the 1950s and it boasts a truly sensational race aesthetic which will definitely make it the crowning glory of any car lover’s lineup.
The Ultimate in Vintage Vibes
There are some amazing racing history stats associated with this incredible lot from RM Sotheby’s including the fact it is a period race winner with highlights including 1st overall at 1951 GP de Modena, 1953 Tampa GP and 1955 Road America (Elkhart Lake). It has also been a participant in collector car events including Goodwood Revival, Grand Prix de Monaco Historique, Mille Miglia with incumbent owner between 2002 to 2014.
This glorious 1950 OSCA MT4-2AD 1100 from RM Sotheby’s (€850k) burst onto the racing scene in Italy upon its completed construction. Among its first recorded competitive events, the OSCA is documented to have finished in second place overall at the Grand Prix de Modena in 1950, piloted by Francesco Nissotti. The following year, Nissotti went back to Modena and won outright. More podium finishes came with Nissotti behind the wheel, finishing third in class at the Circuit de Gardia (F2) and second overall at the Grand Prix (Voiturette) in Monza.
The car is eligible for future entries into Mille Miglia and other esteemed collector car events around the world such as Modena Cento Ore, Tour Auto and Le Mans Classic. The period looks of this highly coveted OSCA combine with its highly respectable race provenance and its rarity, for what is believed to be one of only 72 MT4-based models, to represent one of the most appealing hand-made Italian racing cars of the 1950s for any prospective collector.