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1957 Abarth 750GT Coupe Vehicle Profile

1957 Abarth 750GT photograph

1957 Abarth 750GT photograph

1957 Abarth 750GT photograph

1957 Abarth 750GT photograph

1957 Abarth 750GT photograph

1957 Abarth 750GT photograph

1957 Abarth 750GT photograph

1957 Abarth 750GT photograph

1957 Abarth 750GT photograph

1957 Abarth 750GT photograph

1957 Abarth 750GT photograph

1957 Abarth 750GT photograph

1957 Abarth 750GT photograph

1957 Abarth 750GT photograph

1957 Abarth 750GT photograph

1957 Abarth 750GT photograph

1957 Abarth 750GT photograph

1957 Abarth 750GT photograph

1957 Abarth 750GT photograph

1957 Abarth 750GT photograph

1957 Abarth 750GT photograph

1957 Abarth 750GT photograph

1957 Abarth 750GT photograph

1957 Abarth 750GT photograph

1957 Abarth 750GT photograph

1957 Abarth 750GT photograph

1957 Abarth 750GT photograph

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After WW II, Carlo Abarth returned to his family origins near Merano, Italy and established Abarth & Company in Turin on April 15, 1949. For the next 20 years his factory was immersed in every phase of automobiles, from high-performance tuning to complete cars, until being absorbed into Fiat in July, 1971.

By then, his 'sign of the scorpion' logo had long been premier among small-displacement Italian cars, particularly Fiat, and had reached world renown for performance-enhancing equipment in an extensive catalog that included exhaust systems produced for many sports and racing cars, and an accessories empire that supported a long and successful program of Abarth world speed record cars.

Beginning about 1955, Abarth modifications of the four-seat Fiat 600 produced small cars of sensational performance. Coachmaker Zagato was brought in to redesign the Fiat body as a two -place sports coupe that created a legend in the 'double bubble' 750TC (Turismo Competizione) Berlina. With coachwork in aluminum, the 'bubbles' increased headroom and produced an aesthetic triumph that turned the Fiat 600 into the Fiat-Abarth 750GT on which the 'bubbles' continued to the engine cover as twin forward-facing air intakes.

One of approximately 20 'Corsa' factory lightweight competition racing versions of the 750 Double Bubbles, this car was delivered on March 4th of 1957 to well-known Genoa, Italy based gentlemen racers Vittorio and Luciano Gianni. The car had a brief, but very successful racing career including a third in class finish in the last Mille Miglia in 1957. So dominant were the Abarth 750 GTs in the Mille Miglia that all top three finishers (including this car) finished ahead of the winner of the 1000cc class.

In May of 1958, this car was sold back to Abarth and exported to the United Kingdom where it was converted to RHD. Two owners and nine years later it was taken off the road and stored in a garage in West London where it would remain for over 35 years until it was discovered in 2005. A sympathetic refurbishment ensued and the car remains incredibly original due to its long-term storage. In 2011, the car was converted back to its original LHD configuration and Mille Miglia livery.

Carlo Abarth's small GT gems were the scourge of under-one-liter GT and sports car racing. A svelte 'double bubble' body by Zagato and Abarth's genius for tuning small engines turned the pedestrian Fiat 600 into class winner in World Champion races. This car is the only survivor of one of the most romantic yet darkest days in World of Championship sports car racing.

Setting out from Brescia on May 11 at 12:46 AM Sunday morning in this car, Luciano and Vittorio Gianni began the third round race of the 1957 World Sports Car Championship, the 1957 Mille Miglia. Thirteen hours and 46 minutes later they were back in Brescia finishing 77th overall in the Mille Miglia's 750 GT class outrunning the Panhard HBR, winner of the one-liter GT class, by two minutes. They were the third of a three-car Abarth 750 GT sweep! It was the 24th and final Mille Miglia. The legendary 1,000-mile race around the Italian peninsula was discontinued after a Ferrari crashed, killing its driver, navigator and ten spectators and injuring 20 more.



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1957 Abarth 750GT Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1957 sales)
1957 FIAT-Abarth 750 Zagato Berlinetta
Chassis#: 418163
Sold for USD$144,653
  2018 Bonhams : Zoute Sale
 
1957 Fiat-Abarth 750 Zagato 'Double Bouble' Coachwork by Zagato
Chassis#: 658862
Sold for USD$22,400
  2018 Bonhams : Greenwich Concours
 
1957 Fiat-Abarth 750 Zagato 'Double Bubble' Coachwork by Zagato
Sold for USD$22,400
  2018 Bonhams : Greenwich Concours
 
1957 Abarth 750 Zagato
Chassis#: 222623
Sold for USD$183,298
  2015 Rétromobile by Artcurial Motorcars
 
1957 Fiat -Abarth 750 GT
Chassis#: 100585940
Sold for USD$134,750
  2014 Gooding & Company - The Scottsdale Auction
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1957 Fiat-Abarth 750/850 Zagato
Chassis#: 260452
Sold for USD$55,208
  2006 Bonhams - International Historic Motorsport Show Sports, Competition and Collectors' Motor Cars and Motorcycles
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1957 Abarth 750GT's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1957 Fiat Abarth Zagato Corsa Double Bubble2604522016 Russo & Steele : Newport Beach   

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Fiat Abarth 750 Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Abarth 750GT
1956 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Zagato
Chassis information for the Abarth 750GT
1956 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Zagato

Chassis information for the Abarth 750GT
1957 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Zagato
Chassis information for the Abarth 750GT
1957 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Zagato

Chassis information for the Abarth 750GT
1957 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Zagato
Chassis Num: 100585940
Engine Num: 694213
Chassis information for the Abarth 750GT
1958 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Zagato

Chassis information for the Abarth 750GT
1958 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Zagato
Chassis Num: 100 441205
Engine Num: 100.000 431663
Chassis information for the Abarth 750GT
1958 Coupe
Coachbuilder: Zagato
Chassis Num: 455320

Chassis information for the Abarth 750 GT Zagato
1959 Coupe
Chassis Num: 100 654000
Engine Num: 100 GBS 040 2555127
Chassis information for the Abarth 750 GT Zagato
1959 Coupe
Chassis Num: 558327

Chassis information for the Abarth 750 GT Zagato
1959 Coupe
Chassis Num: 563254
Engine Num: 614332
Chassis information for the Abarth 750
1959 Spider
Coachbuilder: Allemano
Chassis Num: 635135

Chassis information for the Abarth 750 GT Zagato
1960 Sestriere Coupe
Coachbuilder: Zagato
Chassis Num: 757464
Engine Num: 100.000 812848

1957 Abarth 750GT

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