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Little big coachbuilt: 1960 Fiat 600 “Granluce” by Viotti

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Few cars built, fine finishes, based on a Fiat chassis and engine: it is the typical identikit of Italian custom-built cars from the 40s, 50s and 60s. This identikit is also true for this creature of one of the most … Continue reading

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Coffee and cream: 1937 Fiat 508 Balilla Trasformabile by Viotti

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We tried to look for this particular model in the literature at our disposal but we knew from the beginning that it would be a difficult challenge. The reason is simple: in the 20s and 30s luxury cars (this Fiat … Continue reading

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Hen’s teeth: 1955 Fiat 1100 Gran Turismo by Viotti

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Here it is a very rare car. It belongs to the big family of the coachbuilt Fiat 1100-103 build during the fifties, an obscure but very fascinating story. This is called “Gran Turismo” (as the badges on the front fenders … Continue reading

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Green light: 1956 Fiat 1100-103 “Giardinetta” by Viotti

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One of the best sellers of fiat was the model 1100-103 produced from 1953 up to 1959, it had reliable chassis, engine and good brakes so it became very popular among coachbuiders. One of those was Vittorino Viotti who already … Continue reading

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Blinded and striped: 1957 Fiat 600 Coupé by Viotti

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Just when you believe you will not see another 600 by Viotti for sale for a long time to come, here is another one which pops up to a few hundred kilometers away. This time though, the car is in … Continue reading

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Ebony and ivory: 1957 Fiat 600 Coupé by Viotti

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It’s not an easy job to build a custom body on such a small chassis, however, talented coachbuilders like Vittorino Viotti, were still able to pull the rabbit out of the hat. Viotti is not a brand as known as … Continue reading

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Miracle needed: 1956 Fiat 600 Coupé by Viotti

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What we have here is closer to a wreck than a car to restore but you never know, we have seen cars in the same conditions brought back to their former glory by someone with enough lunacy, time and patience. … Continue reading

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Pure fifties: 1959 Fiat 1200 Gran Turismo by Viotti

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Although not big as they were used in the U.S. cars, also Italian designers adopted the use of fins on many italian cars: Vignale was the master in this fashion but even others less known designers like Viotti didn’t disdain … Continue reading

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New entry: 1960 Lancia Appia Giardinetta by Viotti

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Ok that’s the first time that we realize that Viotti made a Giardinetta coachbuild also on the Lancia Appia platform. Indeed we wrongly believed that Viotti has built Giardinetta’s (Viotti’s trade mark for the station wagon bodies) only on Fiat platforms … Continue reading

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Chassis by Chassis: 1961 Fiat 1500S Coupé by Viotti

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It’s clear that the seller is aware of the rarity of this car, on the other hand he doesn’t know much more than that. Indeed he claims that the body/chassis was made by “Autotelaio”: unfortunately “Autotelaio” is an italian word … Continue reading

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