Coffee and cream: 1937 Fiat 508 Balilla Trasformabile by Viotti

We tried to look for this particular model in the literature at our disposal but we knew from the beginning that it would be a difficult challenge. The reason is simple: in the 20s and 30s luxury cars (this Fiat falls into this category, although it might sound strange) were almost always built on the… Read More Coffee and cream: 1937 Fiat 508 Balilla Trasformabile by Viotti

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

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 least by us), in fact so far we have seen this model only in drawings… Read More Three countries job: 1940 Fiat 508 C “Balilla” Cabriolet by Glaser

Coachbuilt pickup: 1934 Fiat 508 Van by Bertone

Back in the last century coachbuilders were not only involved in producing cars for wealthy and whimsical people but also for workers with taste. This pickup is the proof of that: we used to know that many commercial vehicles were built on the platforms of mass production cars, especially of Fiat and Lancia, but we’ve never… Read More Coachbuilt pickup: 1934 Fiat 508 Van by Bertone