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ItalianCar | April 27, 2017

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Posts By Pete Accini

Design Notes – Abarth 124 Spider

March 15, 2017 |

The new Abarth 124 is a visual treat for any student of automotive design.  Hints of the past, up to minute packaging – there is something for everyone.


The rear lights are beautifully executed with a clever body coloured section … Read More

In Australia Since 1922: Bianchi Roadster

October 12, 2016 |

A fantastic pre-war Bianchi Roadstar is currently for sale in Melbourne. This remarkable little survivor was delivered new to Shields Motors way back in 1922.

Here is the full description from the seller:

Bianchi 15 1922 Roadster. Delivered Melbourne to Shields Motors with … Read More

Two Fiats Go Under The Hammer

September 14, 2016 |

The catalogue for the upcoming Shannons 2016 Melbourne Spring Classic Auction is out now and there are a couple of diminutive Fiats that have attracted our attention.

First up is Lot number 2 and lovely little Fiat 850 sedan from 1967. … Read More

ItalianCar Road Test: 2016 Abarth 595

June 21, 2016 |

As reported previously on ItalianCa,r Abarth have just released a new, entry level version of their hot bambino. Named simply the Abarth 595 the new pocket rocket will hit the market at $32,130 including on road costs. We were lucky enough … Read More

Assorted Grab Bag Of Things We Like: White

June 18, 2016 |

Welcome to the first installment of the ItalianCar Assorted grab bag of things we like. Hat tip to the legendary blog Motoring Con Brio ( for the idea – hope you don’t mind us borrowing it!

Each edition of the grab … Read More

Happy Birthday Topolino

June 15, 2016 |

Fiat a hosting an international event in Turin to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the original Fiat 500 “Topolino” . The even is being organised by the “Ling80” Committee and will take place from the 16th to the 19th of June 2016.

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Alfa Romeo Win 2016 Mille Miglia

June 6, 2016 |

A beautiful Alfa Romeo 6C 1750 GS Zagato from 1931 has won the 2016 Mille Miglia recreation. It was one of 3 priceless Alfas that made up the top fiver finishers of the worlds most famous road race.

The winning … Read More

Italian Job Recreation

May 23, 2016 |

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Miura, Lamborghini sent 2 Miuras from its Museum to the beautiful Italian Alps to recreate the opening sequence of the cult movie The Italian Job. The 1969 classic film is a firm favourite … Read More

Abarth Hit The Hot Hatch Sweet Spot: New 595

May 12, 2016 |

We love a hot hatches – who doesn’t? But we can’t help feeling that the true essence of what makes one so special has been overlooked by most manufacturers. We believe that a hot hatch should be small, light, relatively … Read More

Alfa Romeo 6C SS: From Barn to Brescia

May 3, 2016 |

A fantastic 1929 Alfa Romeo 6C SS is set to take part in this years Mille Miglia thanks to the hard work and dedication of Australian Alfisti.

Paul Lawson and Graeme Sedgwick are about to fulfil a dream when the car … Read More