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Bianchina

Bianchina
Bianchina Trasformabile Special, in Turin, Italy.
Photo:Egil Kvaleberg


The Bianchina was an automobile produced by Italian automaker Autobianchi, based on the Fiat 500 mechanicals. It was available in various configurations, Berlina (saloon), Cabriolet (roadster), Trasformabile (convertible), Panoramica (station wagon), and Furgoncino (van).


Production

The Bianchina was produced from 1957 to 1970 in a total volume of approx 275,000. From 1970 to 1977 the model name was Giardinera, which only existed in station wagon and van variations.

Model Years produced Power (BHP) Capacity (cm³) Production
Trasformabile series 1 1957-1958 15 479 17,000
Trasformabile series 2 1959-1960 16,5 479 10,000
Trasformabile series 3 1961-1962 17,5 499 7,000
Trasformabile Special 1959-1962 21 499 1,500
Cabriolet series 1 1960 21 499 1,050
Cabriolet series 2 D 1961-1964 21 499 5,500
Cabriolet series 3 F 1965-1969 21 499 2,750
Berlina 4 door D 1962-1964 17.5 499 26,500
Berlina 4 door F 1965-1969 18 499 33,500
Berlina Special D 1962-1964 21 499 4,000
Berlina Special F 1965-1969 21 499 5,000
Panoramica D 1960-1964 17.5 499 75,000
Panoramica F 1965-1969 17.5 499 85,000
Panoramica sun roof 1960-1969 17.5 499
Furgoncino van, low roof 1965-1970 17.5 499
Furgonetta van, tall roof 1970-1977 17.5 499
Giardiniera wagon 1970-1977 17.5 499
Giardiniera Furgoncino van 1970-1977 17.5 499

Source: Club Bianchina and Bianchina Classic Club

Trivia

George Lucas was given a Bianchina by his father, which Lucas then modified and entered it into races until he was hospitalised after crashing the car on June 12, 1962 on a public road.

Bianchina is the car of the popular italian film character Fantozzi Interpreted by Paolo Villaggio


Also See

Bianchina

Autobianchi Bianchina


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