Brown flower: 1947 Fiat 1100B “Stella Alpina” by Monviso

Stella Alpina literally means “Alpine Star”, but the name does not refer to an astronomical object but to a very rare flower that grows on alpine meadows. And this is the name that was used by the Monviso bodyshop (coincidentally, the name of a mountain in the Alpine chain) for this special car built on… Read More Brown flower: 1947 Fiat 1100B “Stella Alpina” by Monviso

Niche stuff: 1954 Nash Healey Coupé by Pininfarina

It wasn’t difficult, among cars built in the 1950s, to find cars that had “parents” of different nationalities: here is a representative specimen. The reason for this multiple paternity (or maternity) was the different specialization of the different countries: Nobody did bodywork as well as the Italians and therefore, for a luxury car, it was… Read More Niche stuff: 1954 Nash Healey Coupé by Pininfarina