1961 Autobianchi Bianchina

Cabriolet

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1961
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Sunroof
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    White
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Automoto D‘Epoca
Padova Fiera
Padova, Italy
Saturday 24th October 2009
Admission by catalogue only - admits two
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: 02170
Positioned up-market from the Fiat, the Bianchina debuted as the Transformabile coupe, will full length folding sunroof. The Bianchina showed clear signs of American influence, its size excepted, exemplified by two-tone paintwork, whitewall tyres and chromework. 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 saloon, arrived the following year.
One of only 1050 ever built, the example we are offering here today is a charming 1961 model, which the vendor describes as being in good overall condition after a recent restoration. Fitted with its o