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

1 Man, 1 Car, 22 Months, 38 Countries, 45,000 Miles: Franco Nacci

Taking a car trip like the one described below would make you heroes nowadays. Doing it 70 years ago, alone, without satellite phone, gps, air conditioning, asphalted roads driving a Fiat 1100, seems an almost superhuman feat just for having thought of it. The author of this driving company around the world was Franco Nacci,… Read More 1 Man, 1 Car, 22 Months, 38 Countries, 45,000 Miles: Franco Nacci