As we noted the other day, 2014 marks an important milestone in the automotive world:

One hundred years ago, a band of brothers named Alfieri, Bindo, Carlo, Ettore and Ernesto Maserati started making motorcars in Bologna, Italy.

At first for other people and then under their own name.

And when one of the very first vehicles to bear the Maserati insignia, driven by Alfieri, won the 1926 Targa Florio, the trajectory to fame was clear.

Stay tuned for glimpses from the marque’s century of stylish motoring.

The first hundred years are always the hardest…