Showing posts in the category of Bertone

This Iso Grifo Was The Star Of The 1966 Paris Auto Show And It's Up For Grabs

Beautiful things can happen when American muscle is married to Italian design . Just look at the 1953 Chrysler Ghia Special we brought you...

This Beautifully Obscure 1957 BMW 503 Bertone Cabriolet Is Looking For A New Home

BMW has never been particularly fond of letting Mercedes-Benz get all the glory. So in the late 1950s, after seeing what its arch-rival had...

Care For Bertone's Freclimber, A Daihatsu Rocky With A BMW Engine? That'll Be $15,000

Meet the Bertone Freeclimber, a Japanese-Italian half-breed powered by a German turbo-diesel engine. What could go wrong?

This Poor Abandoned Iso Grifo Is About To Get A New Home

If you squint just so, you can see a beautiful Italian classic underneath all that rust. It's been sitting derelict for the past couple...

Bertone's 1954 Aston DB2/4 Spider To Headline Gooding Auction At Pebble Beach

Seeing a classic European sports car out on its own is usually enough to catch our attention. But at an event like Pebble Beach, it takes s...

Unique Bertone-Designed Ferrari 250 GT SWB “Speciale” To Be Auctioned

Only 176 factory examples of the 250 GT Berlinetta SWB were built on shortened 250 chassis and then there;s this one-off coach-built speci...

The Story of Jaguar E-Type-Based 1967 Bertone Pirana

If, like me, you’ve never heard of the Bertone Pirana, then you’ll most likely enjoy the following video from Jay Leno’s Garage. Based on...

Obviously, This Isn't Your Typical Volvo 262C Bertone Coupe [w/Video]

Bertone's effort to turn the classic Volvo 200 series into a luxury coupe aimed primarily at the US market resulted in the 262C built ...

Find Out How Everything Fell Apart At Bertone

Bertone was one of the industry's most renowned names in car design and coachbuilding during the automobile's first century, so its...

Stile Bertone Goes Under after Accumulating €31 / $42 Million in Debt in Five Years

Stile Bertone , the company owned by Nuccio Bertone , son of original founder Giovanni, who started the business back in 1912, was declared...

Bertone Reportedly On the Verge of Bankruptcy, Turkish Buyer Said to be Interested

Bertone, one of Italy’s most renowned design houses, is on the brink of bankruptcy according to several reports. The company asked for cour...

Bertone Brings Two Unique Aston Martin Jet Models to Geneva

The Vanquish Centenary isn't the only car created by/for Aston Martin for the celebration of their 100th birthday. Aside from the lim...

Bertone Revisits Aston Martin Vanquish Jet 2 for the Geneva Moto Show

Next up on Bertone's Geneva Motor Show menu after the announcement on the one-off shooting brake-style Rapid Jet 2+2 is an updated ver...

Bertone Makes a One-Off Shooting Brake Model Out of the Aston Martin Rapide

One very lucky (and wealthy…) Aston Martin collector from Britain will soon get his hands on a one-off, shooting brake version of the Rapid...

Chinese Collector Interested in Buying Bertone's Nuccio Concept Car

At this week's 2012 Beijing Auto Show, Italian design and engineering firm Bertone displayed the completed version of its Nuccio superc...

Bertone's Geneva Show Nuccio Concept is a Wedge Shaped Ode to the 70s [Video]

On the eve of the 1997 Geneva Motor Show, Lilli Bertone promised her husband, Nuccio, that she would forever carry the company in his name....

Bertone gets More Specific with Nuccio Concept Renderings

A couple of weeks ago, famed Italian coachbuilder and design house Bertone published two vague sketches of a new concept named after the s...

Bertone Returns to Geneva to Celebrate its 100th Anniversary with Nuccio Concept

One of Italy's great coachbuilders, Bertone , will celebrate its centennial at the upcoming 2012 Geneva Motor Show with the world prem...

Lancia Stratos HFs in Action at the 2011 Rally Legend Event in San Marino

The original Lancia Stratos HF is, if not the, one of the most legendary rally cars of all time. Crafted in an era of notable achievements...

Bertone Auctions Off Some of its Most Recognizable Concepts to Avoid Insolvency

Here lies Bertone , the famed Italian automotive design house, bankrupt and on almost on the verge of death. The once legendary company was...