LA CARROZZERIA GHIA
Popular cars and "Haute couture"
1933 Fiat 508S
Ghia presented the "Mille Miglia racing spider",
later know as the "Coppa d'Oro". It was produced
by Fiat from 1934 to 1937.
1954 Simca 1200
This coupe revealed its close derivation from the big
(and American!) Fire-Arrow produced by Ghia for Chrysler.
This prototype contains many indications which later
appeared in the model manufactured by Karmann.
1963 Volkswagen 1500
One of the prototype of the Volkswagen 1500 Karmann-Ghia.
It appears to be more modern than the production model.
1958-1966 Fiat 500
The Jolly (Joker in Italian), a successful "beach"
vehicle in the Fifties. Several versions were build
using the most popular of the Fiat chassis.
1958 Renault 4 CV
The Jolly theme was also used on the popular Renault
"4 CV" (for 4 HP) chassis built by the French
automaker at Boulogne-Billancourt.
A Sergio Sartorelli prototype for Volkswagen, on of
the many unsuccessful presented to the Wolfsburg firm.
1964 Renault R8
A Filippo Sapino prototye paying homage to a pre-war
line, a late epigone of Jean Bugatti's cars.