A panoramic and nostalgic view on the high-class bodies of the Fiat 1500 and 2800, the beautiful 6-cylinders cars of thirties and forties. Limousines, spiders, coupes and convertible models with their extremely elegant bodies and all the variations by the best designers but also by other less known but equally important coachbuilders.
A complete and detailed panorama on the special-bodied Fiat 1400 and 1900 starting from the powerful granturismo cars (the Siata Daina, Rondine and Rondinella, the 1400 GTZ by Zagato and more….) which were the protagonists of the Mille Miglia and other races up to the many commercial vehicles, the ambulances, publicity cars by Fissore, Boneschi, Bartoletti, Viotti etc.
The volume describes the large variety of off road vehicles based on chassis or mechanical parts of Fiat cars, highlights on the Italian productions with a few significant exceptions. Starting with the birth of cars for special uses and the experimentary military vehicles in the early ’900, the book shows in detail the Campagnola and its military versions, the A.R. 51, A.R. 55 and A.R. 59, the off roads 500, 600, 127, 126 and 124 up to the modern 4x4s: from Panda, Tempra S.W. and all the special bodied models, the prototypes and the 4WD Fiat-based concept-cars made in the last 20 years, up to the very recent Simba and Doblò Sandstorm prototypes.
A complete and detailed panorama on the commercial transport of the fifties and sixties through the many creations of the best coachbuilders and designers: light trucks, vans, campers, pickups, ambulances, publicity cars and funeral vehicles derivated by the special-bodied Fiat 600 “Multipla”, the 600 T, 850 T, 900 T and 900 E.
A complete and detailed panorama on the special-bodied Fiat 1800, 2100 and 2300, the 6 cylinders Fiat of the Sixties, from the limousines to the grand tourers, from the ambulances up to funeral cars, with a lot of archival images and documents.
A complete and detailed panorama on the special-bodied Fiat 1200, 1500 e 1600 S of the Sixties with the Osca twinshaft engine, described with the generous help of archival pictures and technical information.