Tag Archives: 1957

Garage aged: 1957 Porsche 356A T2 Coupé

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This 356A (chassis #101663) has been abundantly aged for thirty years in a dry garage that has retained all the main characteristics of this car, starting with a beautiful patina on the paint. However, the actual paint is not original: … Continue reading

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Glasses all around: 1957 Alfa Romeo “Romeo 2°”

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The seller of this Alfa Romeo van calls it “vetrato” (“with glasses”) but that’s actually a Romeo 2° (II) which was the biggest van of Alfa Romeo offer. Before the F12, this was the one available both in two engine … Continue reading

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A special one: 1957 Alfa Romeo 1900 CSS by Ghia-Aigle

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Ghia-Aigle was a subsidiary of the well known Ghia of Turin, Italy, which opened in Aigle (Switzerland) another shop in 1948. This became indipendent from Ghia in 1953 and then started to build car bodies under its own name. Many … Continue reading

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Half windshield: 1957 Simca Aronde Plein Ciel by Facel

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This Simca Aronde Plein Ciel seems a very dry car which have been never abused in its life: other than being almost rustless it is also complete, with one exception. Indeed it looks a perfect candidate for a restoration which it’s … Continue reading

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Mistery mouse: 1957 Fiat 500C Custom

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We actually didn’t know what title we could give to this article as this car is a mistery, with the exception of the chassis which is said to belong to a Fiat 500C a.k.a. “Topolino”. Indeed the seller has no … Continue reading

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Not steel: 1957 Byers Special SR100

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Dual carbs, Navarro intake, Thickstun heads on a flathead Ford V8 is what pushes this beautiful fiberglass roaster built in 1957. Actually this is another fiberglass car published in a very short amount of time but, unfortunetely, we can’t decide … 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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#123: 1957 Dual Ghia

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How rare is to find a Dual Ghia for sale, but even rare is to find one which has not yet displayed in some elegance concours because it’s under restoration. This is the #123 or, if you prefer, the 23rd … Continue reading

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Blinded and striped: 1957 Fiat 600 Coupé by Viotti

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Just when you believe you will not see another 600 by Viotti for sale for a long time to come, here is another one which pops up to a few hundred kilometers away. This time though, the car is in … Continue reading

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Ebony and ivory: 1957 Fiat 600 Coupé by Viotti

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It’s not an easy job to build a custom body on such a small chassis, however, talented coachbuilders like Vittorino Viotti, were still able to pull the rabbit out of the hat. Viotti is not a brand as known as … Continue reading

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