Macchine Italiane Exhibit

Alfa Romeo 2600 Berlina-1962

Alfa Romeo 2600 Berlina-1962

The Alfa 2600 was Alfa Romeo's flagship car that succeeded the Alfa Romeo 2000. It is a significant car because it was the first Alfa to be powered by an inline 6-cylinder engine.
Alfa Romeo Alfetta- 1977

Alfa Romeo Alfetta- 1977

Introduced in 1972 and named after the Tipo 158 racing cars of 1939-1950, the Alfetta Saloon utilized a completely new drivetrain for production Alfa models.

Alfa Romeo Spider-1986

Alfa Romeo Spider-1986

Introduced at the Geneva Motor Show in 1966 to replace the aging Giulietta Spider, the Battista “Pinin” Farina-designed Spider was based on the Giulia 105 chassis.

Casalini Sulky A18- 1975

Casalini Sulky A18- 1975

This Italian manufacturer of mopeds, scooters, trikes and small cars produced the amusingly-named Sulky 3-wheeler–a very small vehicle powered initially by a 50cc or 60cc engine.

Dallara Truck Nation IRL Car- 1999

Dallara Truck Nation IRL Car- 1999

The Indy Racing League, better known as IRL, is the sanctioning body of a predominantly oval based open-wheel racing series in the United States and Japan. Founded in 1994 by Tony George, one of the IRL’s most popular race is the Indianapolis 500. 

  • Country of Origin: Italy
  • Dallara
Ducati 996-2000

Ducati 996-2000

In 1950 Ducati built its first motorcycle.  This bike had a displacement of 60 cc and weighed 98 pounds, and top speed was 40 mph.  By 1960 Ducati had made history by producing the fastest 250 cc road bike of the period

Elcar-1975

Elcar-1975

The Elcar was a small electric car produced by the famous Italian design and coachbuilding company, Zagato. Known for designs such as the Ferrari 250 GT, Alfa Romeo TZ3 Stradale, and Aston Martin DB7 Zagato, the Zele, as it was known in Europe, was quite a departure. 

Ferrario Lucertola 500- 1972

Ferrario Lucertola 500- 1972

Italy had many small specialty car manufacturers in the 1960s and 1970s. Many small car makers used drivetrains from Fiat. This vehicle is based on a Fiat 500 drivetrain, with Fiat 600 transmission. 

  • Country of Origin: Italy
  • Carlo & Guiseppe Ferrario
Ferves Ranger 4x4- 1965

Ferves Ranger 4x4- 1965

Presented at the 1966 Turin Motor Show, the Ferves (Ferrari Veicoli Speciali) Ranger is an attractive, compact all-terrain vehicle.

  • Country of Origin: Italy
  • Ferves srl
Fiat 124 Spyder-1971

Fiat 124 Spyder-1971

The Fiat 124 entered the market in 1966 as a mid-level sports car. Designed to compete with the MGB, it had superior technical specifications – a dual overhead cam engine and 4-wheel disc brakes.

Fiat 126-1976

Fiat 126-1976

Introduced at the Turin Motor Show in 1972, the Fiat 126 or “Bambino” was a direct replacement for the aging Nuova 500. This fresh but somewhat bland design resembled a scaled-down Fiat 127, but used the tried-and-true Nuova 500 drivetrain under the creased modern envelope.

Fiat 500 Abarth - 2012

Fiat 500 Abarth - 2012

The 500 Abarth is a sporty addition to Fiat’s successful reboot of the classic Fiat 500. Building on the successful base model, the Abarth features significant power increases, suspension upgrades, and nicer interior appointments.

Fiat 500 Coupe

Fiat 500 Coupe "Topolino"- 1936

Fiat began in 1899 when the Societa Aninima Fabbrica Italiana di Automobili - Torino was formed and has been building cars for over 100 years. Many consider the most famous Fiat to be the 500 “Topolino.” 

  • Country of Origin: Italy
  • S.A. Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino
Fiat 500 Mare-1970

Fiat 500 Mare-1970

This nice little Fiat conversion is but one of several designs by Giovanni Vernagallo of Torino, Italy. Vernagallo’s company, Navetta2000, takes cars such as the Fiat 500 and Punto, Citroen 2CV, Saxo, and AX, and Renault Twingo, among others, and transforms them into beach cars, cabrios, or pickups.

Fiat 500C Station Wagon-1954

Fiat 500C Station Wagon-1954

This station wagon body was introduced with the 500 B in 1948. This later Belvedere, or steel wagon, was a very popular model of the redesigned C Series.

Fiat 508C Balilla 1100- 1939

Fiat 508C Balilla 1100- 1939

The charter establishing Fiat was signed in 1899. A year later, the factory opened and produced 24 cars in the first year. By 1908, Fiat had expanded throughout Europe and the U.S. World War I began and production focused on supplying the army.

  • Country of Origin: Italy
  • S.A. Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torin
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