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Three countries job: 1940 Fiat 508 C “Balilla” Cabriolet by Glaser

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An Italian car, set up by a German coachbuilder and for sale in Norway: this is the synopsis of this very rare (and beautiful) Fiat 508 C Cabriolet. It is the first Balilla Cabriolet Glaser ever seen for sale (at … Continue reading

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The streamlined bug: 1940 Steyr 55 “Baby”

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This car was born to be the direct competitor of the Volkswagen bug and, despite its shorter lenght, it had a greater luggage space. Around 13,000 of these cars were built but this particular model, the “55”, was built for two … Continue reading

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Don’t drink and drive: 1940 Fiat 500A Furgoncino “Campari”

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This is a very rare car not only because it’s a Fiat 500A van (some sources say that less then 50 Giardiniera still survive, and much less van) but because it was bought and used by Campari (the famous italian alcholic … Continue reading

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No rain, no gain: 1940 Fiat 1500 6C by Palanca

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According to the seller, this early barchetta was built by (or based on the design of) Armando Palanca, and built on the chassis, engine and suspensions of a 1940 Fiat 1500 6C. Armando Palanca, not known by most people, was … Continue reading

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