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Pilot’s car: 1950 Lancia Aurelia B50 by Vignale

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It is not unusual to find a Lancia Aurelia, built in the immediate post-war period, which has a special body, and this car is an example. Obviously, “it is not unusual” does not mean that you can find one at … Continue reading

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Little blue special: 1955 Fiat 600 Rendez Vous by Vignale

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And here, every now and then, another one of these small, elegant coupés comes out, built on a humble but solid base and dressed by a top-tier coachbuilder. The carmaker in question is (or rather, it was) Alfredo Vignale whose … Continue reading

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Parchment white: 1961 Italia 2000 by Vignale

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We know this model well; having already fully restored an Italy 2000, this car has few secrets for us. However, as often happens, even this car has its peculiarity that we have never seen before on an Italia 2000 (in … Continue reading

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Fuoriserie: 1957 Fiat 600 Rendez Vous by Vignale

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  “Fuoriserie” in Italian means all the cars not mass-produced, and was a term used very much from the beginning of the century until the 60s, when the era of coachbuilders began to set. The particular thing was that the … Continue reading

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Two plates: 1966 Fiat 1300S Coupé by Vignale

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This car has two different license plates: an old Italian one in front and a California black license plate on the back as it is one of the very rare 1300S Vignale imported in the United States. Unfortunately, there are … Continue reading

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#73: 1960 Italia 2000 by Vignale

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Italia 2000’s were not produced according to the Vignale body number sequence but, as far as we know, we suppose that this car was built in 1960: at least three were the production years of this special car so the margin … Continue reading

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Red and gold: 1959 Lancia Appia Convertibile by Vignale

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Many moons have passed since this car was in driveable conditions, much more since it looked almost new. What remains of this car is something which needs a full restoration. First of all we don’t understand exactly in what color … Continue reading

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The last job: 1969 Fiat 125 S “Samantha” by Vignale

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This 125S Samantha has been registered few months before the car accident in which Alfredo Vignale, an absolute protagonist of the car history, passed away in November 1969: this model is basically his last creation. So, his style heritage is … Continue reading

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Five years later: 1957 Fiat 1100 Tv “Desireé” by Vignale

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We aren’t actually pretty sure that this is the same car published here five years ago, however there are big chances that it is the same vehicle. How many cars like this, with the same color combo, are still around? … Continue reading

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Twin cam blue: 1969 Fiat 125 S “Samantha” by Vignale

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The Samantha, based on the Fiat 125 chassis and engine, is one of the last creation of Vignale and, we think, one of the better ones. Even though it was based on a Fiat, this car was never sold by … Continue reading

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