|1957 Abarth Fiat 750 Zagato|
Their signature race was Daytona, with Chrysler 300 letter-cars swapping paint with the Pontiac flock.
|1957 Chrysler New Yorker|
|1957 Ferrari Superamerica|
|1957 Ferrari Superamerica interior|
|1957 Maserati 3500 Grand Touring|
|Plenty of space for the bambinos in back|
|1957 Maserati 3500GT Dashboard|
|1957 Lancia Appia GT by Zagato|
|1957 Lancia Aurelia|
|1957 Abarth Zagato 750|
You'll notice, once again, how tightly-grouped these gauges are. Just a hair below sight-line, even visible through the open steering wheel-design, so that when you were taking that bend at 70mph, your peripheral vision was still part of the equation.
The Fiat 600 Abarth was a romp. It was a micro-race car with macro excitement. On the whole, it's slightly nerdy presentation belied it's nefarious purposes.
1957: The year the Italians Got It Done!