Roberto Donati

1968

Born in Avellino, Italy

Roberto’s father moved to Irpinia from Modena, the heart of Italian automotive manufacturing and culture.

1980

Apprenticeship

As a child Roberto was instilled with a passion for cars and engines. His father ran his own workshop in which he first made contact and became fascinated by the universe of cars. At a young age he got his first gig as an apprentice coach builder.

1986

Landing in the US

At the age of 18, he left for the United States. Here he was able to master his craft by learning from the masters of the vintage car sector

1990

Experience

Roberto’s skill landed him here in Massachusetts, where he worked tirelessly for one of the most prestigious workshops in the world.

1995

Scuderia Donati

With a decade of experience under his belt he opened his own workshop, Scuderia Donati and kickstarts the partnership Volante Classics, both dealing in the restoration and import-export of vintage cars.

2022

Donati Classic and sport cars

This is the path I have drawn never-dwindling inspiration, passion and enthusiasm for this sector, and imbued me with a deep knowledge of the automobile’s structure and aesthetics as well as the nuances of its positioning and valuation on the market.

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