Yellow bug: 1959 Abarth 750 Record Monza by Zagato

In this case “bug” is not the nickname given to the Volkswagen Typ1, but to this insect-shaped car, very precious and sought after. In fact, it is a Record Monza characterized in particular by two things: the roof without the double bubble and above all, under the rear hood, a 750 Bialbero engine very angry… Read More Yellow bug: 1959 Abarth 750 Record Monza by Zagato

Blue bug: 1958 Fiat 500N Monza Record replica

Whoever commissioned this replica must be a true enthusiast of the brand, at least judging by the care with which it was made (and certainly by how much it was spent). 595 Abarth engine derived from original conversion kit, vintage bucket seats, Bilstein suspensions (17-inch inverted-eye leaf springs, shock absorbers), Fergat rims, electronic ignition with… Read More Blue bug: 1958 Fiat 500N Monza Record replica

Land speed record: 1991 Colani Corvette Prototype Racer

From the managers of colani.org, the foundation that refers to one of the most eclectic designers and manufacturers in the history of the automobile, we have been told about this “car”, driven to break the speed record for non-supercharged cars in 1991. The attempt was successful because this prototype not only participated in the competition,… Read More Land speed record: 1991 Colani Corvette Prototype Racer

Racing pedigree: 1959 Abarth 750 Record Monza by Zagato

  As we have already pointed out more than once, there are many Abarths dressed by Zagato around, but few have what really matters. What really matters is the “jewel” branded Abarth: an angry double overhead camshaft engine that, in the competition version, could reach 75-80 hp, an impressive figure considering we are talking about… Read More Racing pedigree: 1959 Abarth 750 Record Monza by Zagato

Compasso d’Oro: 1961 Abarth 1000 Bialbero Record Monza

The Abarth 1000 Bialbero Record Monza is also known by experts as “Compasso d’Oro” (gold compass) which is, in Italy, the highest honor given to a designer for his work. Ercole Spada received the Compasso d’Oro thanks to the design of this small Abarth that mounts the famous double-overhead camshaft engine and fed by two… Read More Compasso d’Oro: 1961 Abarth 1000 Bialbero Record Monza