Spicy & elegant: 1967 Simca 1200S Coupé by Bertone

When, in 1961,  Simca managers decided to give an aggressive looks to their new little coupé, the name which came in their mind was, of course, Bertone. We think that – with all the due respect to Farina brothers, Vignale and  Ghia – the most beautiful and dramatic cars made during the period between the 1935… Read More Spicy & elegant: 1967 Simca 1200S Coupé by Bertone

Chasing the sun: 1959 Simca Aronde Sport Océane by Facel

This was the cabriolet version of the latest Simca Aronde model, produced from 1957 to 1962. Bizzarrelly this car was not called “Plein Ciel” (open sky) like its coupé sister. Alle these cars were assembled by Facel Metallon: this complicated assembly process made these cars to cost more than the double of their sedan sisters which shared the… Read More Chasing the sun: 1959 Simca Aronde Sport Océane by Facel