1960 Autobianchi Bianchina Transformabile

Coupe

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1960
  • Automobiltyp 
    Coupé
  • Lenkung 
    Links
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Red/White
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Markenfarbe innen 
    Red/Black
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Originally a bicycle manufacturer and arguably best known as a maker of fine racing motorcycles, Edoardo Bianchi built his first automobile around 1900.

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 when Bianchi joined partners FIAT and Pirelli to form Autobianchi. Production commenced at a new purpose-built factory in Desio, Autobianchi's debut model being the FIAT 500-based Bianchina, named after Edoardo Bianchi's first ever automobile.

The Bianchina debuted as the Transformabile coupé, which is the same body style offered here. With a full-length folding sunroof, it showed clear signs of American influence, its size excepted, exemplified by two-tone paintwork, whitewall tires and plentiful chromework. Positioned up-market from the FIAT 500, which had been conceived as basic transportation for the impecunious masses, the Bianc