Green tangerine: 1956 Mandarini 1100 Sport by Colli

The golden age of the so-called “Sport” saw its greatest glory in the late 1950s, exactly when this car was built. Sport was a category of cars that enthusiasts know well: uncovered cars (“Barchetta” type bodywork) handcrafted by often very small workshops, such as that of the Mandarini brothers (mandarini = tangerine) who applied the… Read More Green tangerine: 1956 Mandarini 1100 Sport by Colli

Green light: 1956 Fiat 1100-103 “Giardinetta” by Viotti

One of the best sellers of fiat was the model 1100-103 produced from 1953 up to 1959, it had reliable chassis, engine and good brakes so it became very popular among coachbuiders. One of those was Vittorino Viotti who already made many customizations starting from a mass prduced Fiat: he built the “Giardinetta” (it was… Read More Green light: 1956 Fiat 1100-103 “Giardinetta” by Viotti