Locati & Viarengo
Locati & Viarengo, in 1911, produced the first example of a spider. This was a two-seater car (plus a third seat, in back, like a rumble seat), with attached bellows, was the Fiat type 1a, and an interpreted the bodywork Diatta Garavini & C. and Locati & Viarengo, while a years later it was the turn of a young Battista Farina (later Pininfarina) to sign on commission staff Giovanni Agnelli, the grandfather of the lawyer, not a spider but a torpedo, Fiat Zero 12/15 HP sold for 8000 pounds, a price equivalent to 30 thousand dollars today. Made history in 1934, two years after the release of Balilla 3M (the utilitarian mass with which Fiat wanted to pay tribute to the expression dynamics of futurism of the Marinetti and Enzo Avitabile sang "I'm a pretty g'avevi Balilla, fuder de pel Anguila of ... "), version spider, or the type 508 S.
Not only Fiat, however, in Italy: to keep our culture and the tradition of product spiders have always involved with deserved recognition, including Alfa Romeo (remember the attractive Giulietta Duetto), Lancia (eg, the extraordinary Aurelia B24, assiduous protagonist in the film fifties), Ferrari (with the 550 Maranello Barchetta Pininfarina's irresistible).
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