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Rising gold: 1966 Fiat 1500 “Sportinia” by Scioneri

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Scioneri was a coachbuilder who mostly focused his production on little Fiat’s, mostly road cars. Although he had a little shop, he often worked with great designers like Michelotti, who designed this car. It’s clear that these cars were built for family men … Continue reading

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German Michelotti: 1963 BMW 700 Coupé

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The 700 series was the car which, back then, saved BMW from bankruptcy: first showed in 1959 at the cost of D.M. 4,760 (few more than $1000) and the fuel consumption of 47 m.p.g. it can be considered the first … Continue reading

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A special one: 1957 Fiat 1100 TV Desireé by Vignale

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Update, June 25: Again, who we think is the new owner asked us to remove the article. And again, we won’t remove anything. But, as we suppose that the “problem” is to not disclose the asking price, we’ll delete such … Continue reading

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Michelotti job: 1960 Triumph Italia 2000 Coupé by Vignale

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In 1959, Salvatore Ruffino commissioned to Giovanni Michelotti, the top-notch italian car designer at the time, the task to design a sport coupé based on Triumph TR3 chassis and engine. The grey car in the photo is the result of … Continue reading

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State of Art: 1950 Abarth 205-A by Vignale

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No other words could describe better this Vignale-Michelotti masterpiece. This was the first street car built by Karl Abarth, after the Cisitalia-Abarth 204. This car followed the decision to build a gran turismo berlinetta for a wealthy clientele: a brand … Continue reading

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