Green orchid: 1950 Fiat 1400 Orchidea by Vignale

Here we are in the presence of a very rare – probably unique – coachbuilt Fiat built by Vignale at the beginning of the famous body shop: even if Vignale seems to have always built cars, it actually lasted (under the guidance of Alfredo) only twenty years. Twenty years only but very intense, which have… Read More Green orchid: 1950 Fiat 1400 Orchidea by Vignale

Subtle coachbuilt: 1958 Lancia Appia Berlina by Vignale

When Italian classic car enthusiasts hear the name “Appia Vignale” they naturally think of the convertible version: they would be surprised to see this sedan instead. We collected out thoughts but this actually seems to us the first time we see this model offered for sale: we remember having seen it in a book about… Read More Subtle coachbuilt: 1958 Lancia Appia Berlina by Vignale

Blue on blue / 2: 1963 Siata 1500 Coupé

“Special” Fiats have been under the spotlight for years now and some have astronomical prices, however there is still something around with a “human” price. In this case we are technically speaking of a Siata 1500 Coupé, designed by Michelotti but based essentially on Fiat 1500 components: the obvious differences, in addition of course to… Read More Blue on blue / 2: 1963 Siata 1500 Coupé