Tag Archives: 1955

Wood find: 1954/55 Porsche 356 Coupé

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“Scraping the bottom of the barrel” is an old said but it fits to what is happening during the last years: the good finds are almost done and often cars like this jump on the market. We can’t say if … Continue reading

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Retrospective: 1955 Cadillac Die Valkyrie by Spohn

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Brooks Stevens, one of the greatest american industrial designers of the 20th century (he designed cars and bikes, along with kithchen appliances and other architectural items) is the father of this very special Cadillac. This car was built on a … Continue reading

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Original stuff: 195? Fiat 1100/103 TV Trasformabile

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This car puzzles us. First of all because it’s said to be a 1953 car: in that year the 1100/103 was just released but the first Trasformabile was sold in 1955. Ok the year could be wrong but the strange … Continue reading

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Serial #1900: 1955 Alfa Romeo 1900C Sprint by Touring

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From the same seller of the 1900C Pininfarina, here it is another important Coupé belonging to the 1900 series, this time it’s a “common” coupé built by Touring. The special thing abouth this car is that it has the chassis … Continue reading

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Face off: 1955 Alfa Romeo 1900C Sprint by Pininfarina

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This super rare 1900C is not a “common” coupé built by Touring but one of the very few cars built by Pininfarina with a special body. Unfortunately the seller says very few about the car but the car had a … Continue reading

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Hot core: 1955 Fiat 1100 TV Trasformabile

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Most of the Fiat Spider type 103 for sale and published (also by us) during the last years belong to the second series, a.k.a 1200 TV, but very few are 1100 TV Trasformabile (spider) like this one. Actually, even though they … Continue reading

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Forgotten: 1955 Californian Sport Special

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The history of the american fiberglass cars is still quite obscure as many of these were produced in very few specimens and, nonetheless, the italian sports cars of the same era cast a huge shoadow on these creations. Steel and … Continue reading

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67 made: 1955 Arnolt MG Coupé by Bertone

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This Coupé is a mix among british tech and italian style; such experiment will not be the only one: we will see other attempts like this in the late fifties, when the Italia 2000 will jump on the market.  Both were … Continue reading

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Australian special: 1955 Austin Healey 100 BN1 by Ward

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It’s the first time we see this car, and the first time we hear of Sid Ward, the coachbuilder who shaped this beautiful aluminium body. So, we don’t know Sid Ward but, watching this car, we are sorry that he didn’t … Continue reading

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Low gravity, Lower chassis: 1955 Karmann Ghia Coupè

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We are perfectly aware that these cars aren’t much loved by most people but a small bunch of passionate fans but, because we are part of these, it was obligatory for us to publish this very early KG. Very early … Continue reading

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