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1961 Autobianchi Bianchina 500 Transormabile Speciale / 020270 Vehicle Information

1961 Autobianchi Bianchina 500 photograph

1961 Autobianchi Bianchina 500 photograph

1961 Autobianchi Bianchina 500 photograph

1961 Autobianchi Bianchina 500 photograph

1961 Autobianchi Bianchina 500 photograph

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Sold for $104,500 at 2014 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach Concours.
The Bianchina was introduced to the world at the Paris Auto Salon in the spring of 1957, and was the first car to be produced by the new found union between Fiat, Bianchi, and Pirelli. It featured Fiat 500-based mechanicals, a rear-hinged door, unique trim and luxurious appointments. The Bianchia was available in a variety of styles that ranged from the function-able to the fashionable. They also remained in production for over a decade.

The Trasformabile versions had a unique sliding canvas roof. Approximately 35,500 examples were built between 1957 and 1962, which accounted for just 1-percent of the entire Fiat 500 production run.

This particular example was sold new in California and was one of a pair purchased by two brothers to tow behind their motor homes. Years later, this car re-surfaced as a barn find, and was restored from the ground-up. The period-correct work allowed it to win its class in its first two concours outings and narrowly missed Best of Show honors at Concorso Italiano.

The car has the original owner's manual, a tool kit and jack, and is powered by an air-cooled 2-cylinder engine offering 17.5 horsepower. There is a four-speed manual gearbox and four-wheel hydraulic drum brakes.


By Daniel Vaughan | Oct 2014


2014 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach Concours

Pre-Auction Estimates :
USD $65,000-USD $85,000 
Sale Price :
USD $104,500

1961 Autobianchi Bianchina 500 Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1961 sales)
1961 Autobianchi Bianchina Special Cabriolet
Chassis#: 110FB/5 007191
Sold for USD$50,400
  2020 RM Sothebys : The Elkhart Collection
 
1961 Autobianchi Bianchina Trasformabile Convertible
Chassis#: 110 DB 032036
Sold for USD$9,533
  2020 Bonhams : The Autoworld Autumn Sale
 
1961 Autobianchi Bianchina
Sold for USD$16,500
  2020 Mecum Auctions : Kissimmee
 
1961 Autobianchi Bianchina Trasformabile Special
Chassis#: 110B.021926
Sold for USD$31,900
  2018 Gooding & Co. : Amelia Island
1961 Autobianchi Bianchina 500 image  1961 Autobianchi Bianchina 500 image  
1961 Autobianchi Bianchina Trasformabile
Chassis#: 020270
Sold for USD$104,500
  2014 Gooding & Company : Pebble Beach Concours
1961 Autobianchi Bianchina 500 image  1961 Autobianchi Bianchina 500 image  
1961 AUTOBIANCHI BIANCHINA TRASFORMABILE
Chassis#: 032091
Sold for USD$25,045
  2013 The Zoute Sale
 
1961 Autobianchi Bianchina Special Cabriolet
Chassis#: 007191
Sold for USD$34,500
  2013 RM Auctions - THE BRUCE WEINER MICROCAR MUSEUM
 
1961 Autobianchi Bianchina Transformable
Chassis#: 025516
Sold for USD$60,500
  2010 RM Auctions - Automobiles of Arizona
 
1961 Autobianchi Bianchina Cabriolet
Chassis#: 02170
Sold for USD$18,617
  2009 Coys Auction - Auto Moto D‘Epoca - Padova
 
1961 Autobianchi Bianchina 500
Sold for USD$41,800
  2007 Gooding & Company
1961 Autobianchi Bianchina 500 image  1961 Autobianchi Bianchina 500 image  

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Vehicle Profiles

Chassis information for the Autobianchi Bianchina
1958 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 110N 013578
Engine Num: 110.000 150705

Chassis information for the Autobianchi Bianchina
1959 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 010682
Engine Num: 056204

Chassis information for the Autobianchi Bianchina
1959 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 012492
Engine Num: 063054

Chassis information for the Autobianchi Bianchina
1959 Cabriolet
Chassis Num: 110B 022919
Engine Num: 110.004 068204

Chassis information for the Autobianchi Bianchina 500
1961 Transormabile Speciale
Chassis Num: 110B.021926
Engine Num: 110.004.108530

Chassis information for the Autobianchi Bianchina
1962 Panoramica
Chassis Num: 120B*078104
Engine Num: 120 000 087604

1961 Autobianchi Bianchina 500

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