Archive for February, 2011

February 24, 2011 / Marketplace, Technical

Vintage Fiat 500 Parts Shared with O.S.C.A. 1600 GT

Vintage Fiat 500 Parts Shared with O.S.C.A. 1600 GT

Because the OSCA factory was not manufacturing its body parts and accessories (instead, sourcing many of them from Fiat), many missing items for restoration can be found by visiting www.ebay.it (eBay

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February 20, 2011 / Registry

OSCA 1600 GTS to GTV conversion?

OSCA 1600 GTS to GTV conversion?

This picture shows the nose of this OSCA 1600 GT having been converted to a "competition" GTV configuration.  For purists, this is heresy -- but for any buyer we would say "buyer beware" if this car

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February 20, 2011 / Boneschi Registry

OSCA 1600 GT Boneschi (chassis 072)

OSCA 1600 GT Boneschi (chassis 072)

There are three known Boneschi chassis cars (011, 018 and 072).   The engine for chassis 072 has been separated from the original chassis and sold for 6,325 Pounds Stirling (Lot 107) at the Bonham's

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February 20, 2011 / OSCA Coupe variants

O.S.C.A. 1600 GT Michelotti (chassis unknown)

O.S.C.A. 1600 GT Michelotti (chassis unknown)

An ultra-rare OSCA 1600 GT with body by Michelotti.  Nothing is known about this car so any posts to this blog entry that might help identify the history, chassis number, or current ownership is welc

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February 20, 2011 / OSCA Coupe variants

Fiat OSCA 1500S Vignale

Fiat OSCA 1500S Vignale

Although this website is primarily dedicated to the OSCA 1600GT models, offering visitors an opportunity to view 1500S is part of the education process.   Here we see a Fiat 1500S coupe with the OSCA

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February 20, 2011 / Touring Registry

O.S.C.A. 1600 Touring (014) GT2

O.S.C.A. 1600 Touring (014) GT2

A second rare OSCA 1600 GT2 model (body by Touring) in a classic 1960's teal blue color.  As always, any posts to this blog entry are welcome that can help us identify the history or current ownershi

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February 20, 2011 / Touring Registry

O.S.C.A. 1600 GT Coupe by Touring - black

O.S.C.A. 1600 GT Coupe by Touring – black

Photos found on the Internet of this rare Touring-bodied OSCA 1600GT show how versatile the underlying chassis was in accepting bodies by Zagato, Touring, Fissore, etc.   This car's body design won't

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February 19, 2011 / Zagato Registry

O.S.C.A. 1600 GT Zagato (chassis 007)

O.S.C.A. 1600 GT Zagato (chassis 007)

It was a real pleasure to speak at length with the owner of chassis 007 as this car is one of the few 1600GT cars that raced in the 1960's (1962 LeMans, 1963 Sebring).   The car currently resides in

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