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News 2015

October

Thank you for joining us for the 2nd annual Art in Motion. We had a beautiful weekend for raising money, making new friendships and enjoying Wisconsin’s exquisite Fall weather.

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Art in Motion - October 9-11
Don’t miss your opportunity for fast cars and exquisite art.

Join Motion Products, Inc. and the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass for the 2nd annual Art in Motion. This event brings together both the car and glass worlds for a weekend a year to help raise money for educational programs through the Bergstrom-Mahler museum.

Schedule
Friday, October 9
Fundraising Dinner with silent and live auctions as well as guest speakers Wayne Obry and Lino Tagliapietra.

Saturday, October 10
Fall drive through Door County. Back by popular demand Beth Nelson and Dan Rhodes will be leading cars through beautiful Door County on an all day rally. Schedule stops this year are at Popelka Trenchard Glass, Rowleys Bay Resort and K. Allen Gallery. We will also enjoy two photo shoots along the way.
The final destination will be at the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass for wine and cocktails and a private viewing of artist Lino Tagliapietra’s work.

Sunday, October 11
VIP Tours – Start your day with a shop tour of Motion Products’ Main Street Office. Take an opportunity to walk around and talk to staff about the number of cars being restored as well as the types of services offered.
From the shop participants will make their way to the Bergstrom-Mahler Museum of Glass for a private signing and gallery walk with artist Lino Tagliapietra.
 

For more information and times and locations visit http://mpi-ferrari.com/html/art_in_motion_2015.html

August

Wheels of Italy
September 13, 2015
10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Everything Italian on Wheels. Bring your car or just stop by to see beautiful Italian made cars and motorcycles at the Calhoun Executive Center at 3033 Excelsior Blvd. Minneapolis, MN.

Stop by and say “hi” to our MPI staff.
 

July

It’s almost here…Monterey Car Week. This year is sure to be a busy one out in California. If you’re out and about in Monterey you are likely to bump into one of our staff. We’ll be making appearances at the following venues:
     Thursday - Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance
      Friday - The Quail, A Motorsports Gathering
      Saturday - Concorso Italiano
      Sunday - Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance
If that wasn’t enough we are excited to extend our visit to beautiful California for the Ferrari Club of America Annual Meet August 16-19.
 

June

Just Arrived!
Ferrari Parts 308 and Up

In stock and ready for delivery. With over 1,500 parts you're likely to find what you're looking for.

Below is a sampling of the items available. For a complete listing check out our Mercato

Product Code

Product Name

Vehicle(s)

137619

Radiator R.H.

348

135076

9 1/2” Double Disk Clutch

Testarossa

127298

Anti-theft

F40

170537

Ignition ECU

355 (5.2 Motronic)

1311887

Right Cylinder Head Complete

328

174526

F-1 ECU

355 (5.2 Motronic)

121966

Quattrovalvole AC Compressor (Sankyo)

308

149032

L.H. Front Side Direction Fog Light

512 TR

170858

Steering Rack

575M

192281

Front Lower Fork

F40

61477000

Front Spoiler

Testarossa

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

May

Congratulations to our clients who won at the Concorso d' Eleganza Villa d'Este

Best in Show by the Jury: 1932 Alfa Romeo, 8C 2300, Spider
Class Winner: 1932 Alfa Romeo, 8C 2300, Spider
Class Winner: 1954 Ferrari 250 GT Europa, Berlinetta
 

Join Jim Wallner and Dustin Wetmore at Lake Como, Italy for Concorso
d’Eleganza Villa d’Este May 22-24, 2015 as they showcase our client’sVilla d'este
1954 Ferrari 250 Europa GT Vignale Berlinetta (0359 GT).

The Concorso d’Eelganza Villa d’Este is perhaps the most significant of all
events celebrating the mystique of historic cars built between 1920 and 1980.

The focus on design, originality, perfect preservation and the spirit of nobility
bring together the most important and beautiful cars from all over the world
to the Grand Hotel Villa d’Este on the shores of Lake Como, Italy.

 

April

Motion Products, Inc. is excited to offer a monthly electronic newsletter. Each month we will feature different items sold through our Parts Department. To learn more about MPI Parts or to get in on specials throughout the year,  simply click here.

MPI Parts Newsletter April

 

We stock a number of items so if you don’t see something in our e-newsletter or website just contact our sales manager, Dan Rhodes (920) 725-4688 or drhodes@mpi-ferrari.com. 

March

Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance​...what a great event!

Congratulations to our clients

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Best in Show - Sport
1932 Alfa Romeo 2800 8C Zagato

Best in Class - Ferrari GT Closed
1960 Ferrari 400 SuperAmerica Coupe Aerodinamico  (2207SA) a.k.a. Superfast
II

Award Winner - Ferrari GT Closed
1954 Ferrari 250 Europa GT Vignale Berlinetta (0359 GT)



 

 

 

 

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February

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    MPI to show at Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance
     March 13-15, 2015

 

Amelia Island is among one of the top automotive events. Held the second weekend in March, Amelia draws over 250 rare vehicles from collections around the world.

Join us at the 20th Annual Amelia Island Concours d’ Elegance. We will have 3 cars on display for judging and a bare metal Boano on display at the MotorXpo.

Cars to be judged…
1954 Ferrari 250 Europa GT Vignale Berlinetta (#0359 GT)
1960 Ferrari 400 Superamerica Coupe Aerodinamico (‪#‎2207SA‬)
1967 275 GTB/4 Berlinetta (#09677)

 

Employee Spotlight...Jim Wallner

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Jim has a remarkable knack for finding new business ventures and developing relationships both nationally and internationally. He uses his abilities to identify new trends and emerging opportunities through business networking and market research and analysis.

Jim brings over 30 years of experience in the automotive industry where he’s held positions of varying degrees including: craftsmen, operations manager and director. He has successfully managed staff, projects, logistics and special events through his strategic assessment, out-of-the-box thinking and “can do” attitude. His contribution to the organization in achieving results has been instrumental in the overall success of the organization.

When not in the office you can find Jim at events showing cars on the grass, judging or just mingling with attendees.

 

Don’t forget to like us on Facebook to keep up-to-date on MPI happenings.

Parts Newsletter Feb

Ferrari and Italian Sports Car Parts & Accessories

Click Here to receive the monthly MPI Parts newsletter for special deals and to keep updated on new items being offered.

 

January

Cavallino Classic Wrap-up

Another year is behind us and what a year it was. You won’t hear anything from MPI’s team except what an honor it was to be at this year’s event. Even with 17 cars to keep the staff occupied they still found a few moments to enjoy the warm sun and good company of those in attendance.

Cavallino Concorso d’Eleganza
Platinum is defined as scoring that is better than 95 points

2015 - Cavallino Concorso d’Eleganza
1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano Berlinetta - Platinum & Spirit Award
1954 Ferrari 250 GT Europa Vignale Berlinetta - Platinum & Best of Show Gran Turismo Ferrari Award
1960 Ferrari 250 GT Series II Pininfarina Cabriolet - Platinum
1961 Ferrari 250 GT Series II Pininfarina Cabriolet - Platinum
1992 Ferrari 348 ts - Platinum
1963 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso Scaglietti Berlinetta - Gold
1951 212 Inter - Gold

2015 Cavallino Classic Lineup…

I know you’ve been waiting very patiently. Below is the lineup of cars MPI will be taking to the 2015 Cavallino Classic in Palm Beach, Florida.

1963 Ferrari 250 GT Lusso Scaglietti Berlinetta (#4415 GT/L)
1954 Ferrari 250 GT Europa Vignale Berlinetta (#0359 GT) – Princess Liliane de Rethy
1960 Ferrari 250 GT Series II Pininfarina Cabriolet (#2087 GT)
1961 Ferrari 250 GT Series II Pininfarina Cabriolet (#3089 GT)
1962 Ferrari 250 GTO (#3445 GT)
1962 Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder (#4121 GT)
1992 Ferrari 348 ts (#92026)
1955 Maserati A6G-2000 (#2113)
1953 Ferrari 375 America Pininfarina Berlinetta (#0355 AL) - Built for Gianni Agnelli, chairman of Fiat
1990 Ferrari F40 (#85982)
1980 Ferrari 512 BBLM (#29509)
1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano Berlinetta (#0529 GT) – Alloy Body (Sister Car)
1956 Ferrari 250 GT Boano Berlinetta (#0527 GT) – Alloy Body (Sister Car)
1958 Ferrari 250 GT California Spyder (#1215 GT)
1958 Ferrari 250 Testa Rossa (#0756 TR)
1958 Ferrari 412 MI (#0744 MI) Monza Indianapolis
1951 Ferrari 212 Inter (#0263 EU) – 1st 100 point Ferrari at Pebble Beach

 

Employee Spotlight…
Dan and Kelly
Dan Rhodes and Kelly Jackson

This duo is your first point of contact for parts and
accessories. That’s right MPI has a new Mercato
(online store). We are currently working with
manufacturers, dealers and wholesalers around the
world to bring you top quality new and used parts and
accessories.

We’re always expanding our offering so if you don’t see something
on our site just give these two a call. Dan and Kelly’s expert knowledge in cars is especially helpful in providing advice to
help you identify additional needs. Car guys their whole life they understand the ins and outs of restorations, performance upgrades and maintenance.

Visit our Mercato
 

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!

MPI would like to wish you and your families a wonderful 2015.

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