Saturday, February 16, 2019

OTAS 820 Giannini: 1969 Lombardi Grand Prix

Italian week is wrapping up over here on DT and I can't believe we haven't posted any cars that were held in place by old pieces of firewood...because nothing says "Italian" like scrap wood wheel chocks.  And nothing says awesome like a rare Fiat 850 based thing that has styling by Giuseppe Rinaldi and something around 100 produced. Find this 1969 Lombardi Grand Prix offered for $5000 in Yuicaipa, CA via craigslist. Tip from Zach. 


From the seller:
1969 1969 Fiat Lombardi 
fuel: gas 
title status: clean 
transmission: manual 
Wow, super Rare Lombari !
If you clicked on this add you know whats the scoop.
Car needs completely rebuild.

Clear Title!


10 comments:

  1. Saab Sonett's Judy in disguise

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  2. looks very much like a 1987 Porsche 924 to me

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    1. Well then it's time for someone to drive you to the optometrist! ;)

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  3. Always get a chuckle when one of these pops up. I owned one (briefly) in 1980 or so, still had the original Rich Motors bill of sale and license plate frames (the importer in Glendale, I think?). Imagine all the challenges of Fiat 850 ownership but with a 36" high or so roofline. I shudder thinking of getting in or out of one today....and I owned a GT40 replica as well (also challenging, but nothing like this tiny sucker).

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  4. I think we need to be thankful that the lights are not open:

    [image src="http://topclassiccarsforsale.com/uploads/photoalbum/rare-1970-francis-lombardi-fiat-850-grand-prix-giannini-44-1.JPG" width="400px"/]

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  5. Awwww...c'mon Bobinott.

    That is a Bugeye Sprite drawn by Japanese Anime devote'.

    (and yes, I just said "devote').

    O____O

    How many other cars have their own emojis?

    A: Not enough

    -Stan (the *other* Stan...)

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    1. PS I owned that Ghia. Only it was a 'vert. Got more "love your car"s than any other vehicle I've ever owned, before or since. : )

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    2. @StanB - yes, when I found that photo, I thought the car REALLY needed to be painted green. Excellent emoji, by the way.

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