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.
In the world of “cute” cars there aren’t many cars that can challenge the original Mini for being both adorable and functional in a variety of styles…but the original Fiat 500 comes close and it was available in a number of configurations, like this Panoramica Decappottabile…which I don’t think was a real factory designation but […]
Autobianchi was an Italian automobile manufacturer created jointly by Bianchi Bicycles, Pirelli Tires and Fiat S.p.A. The Bianchina was a Fiat 500 derived minicar that was built as a sedan, wagon, convertible and panel van from 1957 to 1970. The Panoramica wagon version offers a surprising amount of interior space and comfort in a small […]
Autobianchi was an Italian automobile manufacturer created jointly by Biachi Bicycles, Pirelli Tires and Fiat S.p.A. It built a number of supermini subcompacts over the years, the most handsome of which was the 1957-70 Bianchina. This 1964 Autobianchi Bianchina Berlina 500 is for sale in Dallas, TX currently bidding at $6,550 with a few hours […]