Little America

The car was compact: in fact it was just 3.79 metres long, completely out of sync with the whole American automotive landscape, where in the early 1950s cars were getting progressively bigger and more powerful. Nash was an automobile manufacturer active from 1916 to 1954, the year in which it merged with Hudson to form … More Little America

Purebred sportswoman

This car, due to its elegance and its brilliant performance, became an instant status symbol, born to compete against rivals of the calibre of Maserati and Ferrari The history of the ISO marque is inexorably linked to the figure of Eng. Renzo Rivolta, who bought Isothermos, a small company manufacturing heaters and coolers, in 1939. … More Purebred sportswoman

Ugly and Lucky

The definitive model was boldly named Gremlin, a word used by second world war pilots to describe the mythical little monsters who sabotaged their planes resulting in so many failures of their aircraft. Originality and ground-breaking design were the cornerstones of the production of the AMC brand, American Motors Corporation, which emerged in 1954 after … More Ugly and Lucky

The other “A”

The A111, the name chosen for the new model, was a very elegant car, although its lines were clearly inspired by Fiat and there were several elements attributable to the 124 but also to the future (at that time) 128. In the late sixties Autobianchi was considering a replacement for the ageing Primula, whose debut … More The other “A”