1961 Autobianchi Bianchina

Convertible

Summary

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

Description

Coys Auction - Légende et Passion

Espace Fontvielle
Monaco

On View:
Friday 9th May 2008 12:00 - 19:00
Saturday 10th May 2008 from 10:00

Sale:

Saturday 10th May 2008
Collectors' Items 14.30
Motor Cars at 15.00

Admission by catalogue only - admits two.

Originally a bicycle manufacturer and arguably best known as a maker of fine racing motorcycles, Edoardo Bianchi built his first automobile in the early 1950's. A wide variety of models were 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 Fiats new 500. The idea of the car was to produce a car more up-market version of the current Fiat 500 to satisfy well heeled customers. The car was produced between 1960 and 1969 with a total production run of only 9,30