1962 Autobianchi Bianchina Panoramica

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1962
  • Automobiltyp 
    Other
  • Lenkung 
    LHD
  • Zustand 
    Used
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Green
  • Innenfarbe 
    Other
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Other
  • Getriebe 
    Manual
  • Antrieb 
    2wd
  • Kraftstoff 
    Petrol

Beschreibung

Originally a bicycle manufacturer and arguably best-known as a maker of fine racing motorcycles, Edoardo Bianchi built his first automobile in the early 1900s. A wide variety of models was manufactured over the next 30 years, though by 1940 the firm was concentrating on motorcycles and commercial vehicles. Car manufacture resumed in 1957 under FIAT auspices, Autobianchi's debut model being the Bianchina, based on FIAT's new 500. Positioned up-market from the FIAT, the Bianchina debuted as the Transformable coupe, with full-length folding sunroof, and showed clear signs of American influence, its size excepted, exemplified by two-tone paintwork, whitewall tires and plentiful chrome. In 1960 the newly introduced and more powerful FIAT 500D engine became standard equipment on the Bianchina range which was augmented by two new models: a Cabriolet and the Panoramica estate car that used the FIAT Giardiniera's space-saving horizontally-opposed engine. A fourth version, the Quattroposti saloo