Transformer: ’60 Fiat Bianchina

1960 Fiat 500 Bianchina Transformabile

The Milan based Bianchi Company produced vehicles for 56 years that included large and small cars, motorcycles, tanks, and trucks. In 1955 it merged with Pirelli and Fiat to become Autobianchi SpA and produced Fiat 500-based cars. They were basically an in-house custom body builder used by Fiat to compete with the numerous aftermarket kit suppliers. In September of 1957, they introduced their Bianchina Transformabile. The Transformabile featured fixed B-pillar and partial roof, as the rest of the opening was covered with foldable fabric hood. The Transformabile was the only version to feature suicide doors. Read More