Head Over Heels: 1965 Autobianchi Bianchina

From 1957 through 1970 Autobianchi used the Fiat 500 platform to build a cool looking minicar called the Bianchina, which I’ve been told is Italian for “makes the driver look huge.” And the truth is, you don’t need to be Kareem Abdul Jabar to look huge next to a car with a 72 inch wheel base and a 117 inch total length…in fact, Paula Abdul would look like a giant next to this thing. Which is, apparently, the appeal of the microcar, drive something tiny so you feel like a giant, I wonder if I could buy this with my HFSA money and claim it is a form of therapy? Find this 1965 Autobianchi Bianchina offered for $19,500 in Georgetown, TX via craigslist. Tip from FuelTruck.

From the seller:

1965 Autobianchi Bianchina
condition: excellent
drive: rwd
fuel: gas
odometer: 21200
paint color: custom
size: sub-compact
title status: clean
transmission: manual
type: sedan

This is a a very rare 1965 Autobianchi Bianchina Italian built micro car. It’s a 2-door sedan with bucket seats front and a rear bench seat. Rear wheel drive with a 4-speed manual gear box. The engine is a twin cylinder 499 cc air-cooled that runs great! The top speed is 55-60 mph, so this very unique car is definitely for in-town transportation and car shows. Overall dimensions are approx those of a golf cart; in fact we park “Sophia” in a golf cart spot at restaurants and pubs in our golf cart community.
The car was restored by the previous owner, and it’s in very good condition mechanically and aesthetically, it shows exceptionally well…. a real crowd pleaser!
Tires are in great condition, as is the engine and interior.
Manual brakes and steering, but the over-size steering wheel makes it very drivable.
this car turns heads and creates smiles and “thumbs up” on every trip to the grocery store.
Clear title, and it has an “Antique” tag.

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