Volvo knocked on Bertone’s door in the late 1970s when it was brainstorming ways to build a car that would appeal to a larger target audience.
Openly inspired by the Citroën Méhari, the Bertone’s 127 Village was designed as a potential successor to the Savio Jungla, which was in its last year of production.
The Sibilo was developed to provide insight into what the sports car of the future could look like.
A few weeks ago asked our readers what vintage concepts they would have liked to see built. At the time, we suggested the 1501 Coupe designed and built by French coachbuilder Heuliez would have made a great addition to the Simca lineup, though it probably wouldn’t have been enough to save the company. Your responses inspired us …
Storied design house Bertone was declared bankrupt by an Italian court earlier this month after failing to attract investors. The announcement does not come as a surprise because the company has been struggling to stay afloat for the past couple of years. Reports circulating around the Italian auto industry indicate Bertone has racked up a …
Storied design house Bertone has confirmed it recently filed for bankruptcy in an Italian court. The announcement does not come as a surprise because the company has been struggling to stay afloat for the past couple of years.
Coachbuilder Bertone traveled to the 1972 edition of the Geneva Motor Show to display the GS Camargue, a one-off 2+2 coupe based on the recently-introduced Citroën GS. Named after a touristic region in the south of France, the Camargue was tentatively aimed at a young, well-heeled and trend-conscious target audience.