SCAT – 18-25 hp

02 Sep 2020
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19

Bianchi – 5-10 HP

02 Sep 2020
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23

Lancia – Kappa Torpedo

02 Sep 2020
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19

Alfa Romeo – RL Limousine Dorsay

02 Sep 2020
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30

Fiat – 501 S

10 Jul 2020
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27

Fiat – Balilla

21 Jun 2020
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30

Fiat – 6C 1500 Cabriolet

03 Jun 2020
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37

A few months after the coupe, here is a 6c 1500 cabriolet with a straight belt line in perfect “ponton” style. The coachbuilder gave movement to the flat surface of the anchor with the “nostalgic” swelling of the rear fender and the abundance of decorative chrome motifs.

Fiat – 6C 1500 Coupé

03 Jun 2020
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This Fiat 6c 1500 coupé by Balbo, not only accepted the modernity of the horizontal grille, but even marked it with the chromed motif and the rectangular lights that complete the composition of the front. The anchor, however, still has a wave line residue.

Fiat – 6C 1500 Cabriolet

03 Jun 2020
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The moments of strong changes are often characterized by second thoughts. This is demonstrated by this Fiat 6c 1500 Cabriolet by Balbo returned to the style of the past with the waved sideline and the grille which in the indecision between vertical and horizontal development shows a curious T motif.

Lancia – Aprilia Cabriolet

03 Jun 2020
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29

The high and degrading line that connects the front mudguard to the rear in this Lancia Aprilia Cabriolet by Balbo announces the integration of the mudguards in the line of the ancillary, which will be the main stylistic novelty brought by the “ponton” line.

Alfa Romeo – 6C 1750 Coupè de Ville

03 Jun 2020
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41

This Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 Coupé de Ville devoid of originality, but in keeping with the trends that imposed less angular lines. Within the limits of the usual, the wheel cover discs that hid the spoked wheels, whose view was considered inconvenient in formal cars.

Fiat – 501 Torpedo Ballon Coupè

14 Jan 2020
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248

Lancia – Artena

23 Dec 2019
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97

Fiat – 508C

22 Dec 2019
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200

Siata – 208 S

18 Nov 2019
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83

Siata – 208 S

18 Nov 2019
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87

Lancia – Aurelia B50 Coupè

18 Nov 2019
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84

The Balbo Lancia Aurelia B50 2-door sedan of the contemporary convertible. Note the simplified radiator grille, the two-tone color cut limited by the belt line and the rear mudguard, which engages in the pavilion in a slightly forced way. It was designed by Michelotti.

Lancia – Aurelia B50 Cabriolet

18 Nov 2019
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90

The Lancia Aurelia B50 cabriolet designed by Giovanni Michelotti and build by Balbo. Looking to the details , it has nothing to envy to the more famous caochbuilders. Noteworthy is the accurate two-tone paintwork and the virtuosity and big front grille.

Fiat – 1100 E Berlina

18 Nov 2019
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68

Fiat – 1100 B Cabriolet

18 Nov 2019
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58

Fiat – 1100 B Cabriolet

18 Nov 2019
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77

A convertible build by Balbo on the Fiat 1100 B chassis. In this model, still linked to the pre-war conceptions, the idea of ​​the running board survives, which however no longer has a functional motivation and is presented as a connecting element in relief between the front and rear fenders.

Fiat – 1100 L Cabriolet

18 Nov 2019
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80

Fiat – 1100 L Cabriolet

18 Nov 2019
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77

This cabriolet was build by Balbo on the chassis of the Fiat 1100 L, the same used on taxis. The custom cars on the long chassis were heavier and slower than the standard sedans, but the vast possible dimensions satisfied, at least in appearance, the desire for luxury in those times of hardship.

Fiat – 1100 A Cabriolet

18 Nov 2019
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80

Fiat – 1500 Vittoria Belvedere

18 Nov 2019
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142

The Vittoria Belvedere was unveilde in 1949 and is a two-door sedan based on the chassis of the Fiat 6c 1500 D. The most interesting part is the bright pavilion without B pillar and the panoramic “wrap around” Plexiglas rear window. Overall, a very elegant sedan with many chrome elements that underlines its luxurious intentions.

Alfa Romeo – 6C 2500 SS Coupè

18 Nov 2019
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This Alfa Romeo 6c 2500 Coupé, by Balbo, close to the completion of the “ponton” style. The connection between the fenders stretched just below the windows has generated a flat surface capable of embarrassing the coachbuilder. He solved it with a chrome profile that breaks its extension.

Fiat – 6C 1500 Cabriolet

22 Sep 2019
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211

This 1938 Fiat 1500 6C Cabriolet, coachbuilt by Balbo, features the stylistic themes of the period. In the “ship’s nose” style, the vertical grille merges with the open horizontal grids in the lower part according to the trend introduced in the United States by Plymouth and Pontiac and short after used in Europe.

Fiat – 1100 E Berlina

12 Sep 2019
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83

Fiat – 1500 D Cabriolet

12 Sep 2019
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92

Fiat – 1100 B Coupé

12 Sep 2019
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125

Fiat – 1500 Cabriolet

12 Sep 2019
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102

Fiat – 1100 A Cabriolet

12 Sep 2019
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76

Fiat – 1500 Spider

12 Sep 2019
0
71

Fiat – 1500 Cabriolet

12 Sep 2019
0
71

Fiat – Balilla Berlina Aerodinamica

12 Sep 2019
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73

Fiat – Balilla

12 Sep 2019
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89

Fiat – 509 Spinto Monza

12 Sep 2019
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102

A “Racing torpedo” on Fiat 509 Spinto Monza chassis. You can see the slightly more than symbolic fenders, the mechanic’s seat very backward and the tapered tail: all devices commonly adopted at that time to optimize the efficiency of racing cars.

Fiat – 1100 Coupè

12 Sep 2019
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73

Fiat – 1400 Vittoria

12 Sep 2019
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76

The Fiat 1400 Balbo from the lopresto collection was a well-known car, but attributed to Giovanni Michelotti. The discovery during the research for the restoration of a figure signed “FraSca” ​​has allowed to reveal the true authorship of the drawing. The pointed muzzle and the rear fins refer to lines that shortly after would be…

Fiat – 1400 Coupé Victoria

12 Sep 2019
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73

Fiat – 1500 E Balbo

12 Sep 2019
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81

Fiat – 505 Coupè

12 Sep 2019
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106

Fiat – Tipo 2B 15/20 Hp Torpedo

12 Sep 2019
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234

Fiat – 508 C MM

10 Sep 2019
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87

Fiat – 1400 Berlina

02 Sep 2019
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86

The Fiat 1400 4-door sedan Balbo. The need to guarantee adequate access and comfort to the rear seat passengers has brought such Big dimensions as to make it appear the least happy of the series designed by Michelotti.

Fiat – 1400 Cabriolet

02 Sep 2019
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100

Balbo – B400

01 Sep 2019
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248

The Balbo B400 was presented at the 1953 Turin Motor Show as a small 2 seater roll-top coupe. Its 398cc 14.9bhp 2 stroke twin cylinder engine was rear-mounted in unit with the gearbox and differential. A prominent styling feature was an American-style chrome ‘jet-intake’ ornament on the nose. It never passed the prototype stage and…

Fiat – 1900 Coupè

01 Sep 2019
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75

Lancia – Aprilia Cabriolet

24 Jul 2019
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A Lancia on a Fiat platform? This Lancia Aprilia Cabriolet ordered by an Italian general is a creation of the Balbo coachbuilder. Build by taking over a Fiat 1100 chassis on which were mounted Lancia Aprilia mechanics: shared chassis, something fairly common today but not in 1939.

Lancia – Trikappa Coupè De Ville

24 Jul 2019
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84

Lancia – Aurelia B53

09 Jul 2019
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102

This Lancia Aurelia B53 Balbo, a unique example with bodywork on a B53 chassis, which has just come out of the recent restoration, bringing to light the original splendor of this work by Franco Scaglione. An extremely laborious work for the restorer due to the many difficulties and the lack of documental reference of this…

Siata – 208 CS

18 Jun 2019
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Introduced in 1952 at that year’s Turin Auto Show, the 208 series was the successor to Siata’s first foray into fully bespoke automobiles, the Siata Daina. 18 cars are said to have been built, of which, 11 were bodied by Balbo, while the other 7 featured bodies by Stabilimenti Farina. A handful of the 11 cars bodied by…