Swiss blue: 1957 Alfa Romeo 1900 SS by Ghia Aigle

This stunning coupé built on the chassis of a 1900 SS is said to be the car presented at the 1956 Geneva Motor Show, and is one of two examples built. We have probably also seen the second specimen which, from what we remember, should be painted in a light gold colour, but we couldn’t… Read More Swiss blue: 1957 Alfa Romeo 1900 SS by Ghia Aigle

Brown flower: 1947 Fiat 1100B “Stella Alpina” by Monviso

Stella Alpina literally means “Alpine Star”, but the name does not refer to an astronomical object but to a very rare flower that grows on alpine meadows. And this is the name that was used by the Monviso bodyshop (coincidentally, the name of a mountain in the Alpine chain) for this special car built on… Read More Brown flower: 1947 Fiat 1100B “Stella Alpina” by Monviso

Early custom: 1953 Fiat 1100-103 TV Coupé by Allemano

This is one of the very first coachbuilt cars made on the 1100-103 TV platform, presented in 1953. Actually the coachbuilder Allemano had to have very clear ideas to think and build a custom-built coupe on a car, the 1100-103, completely different from its predecessor: many of you will have already recognized the characteristic nose,… Read More Early custom: 1953 Fiat 1100-103 TV Coupé by Allemano