FIAT 750 MM Panoramica Zagato (ITALY, 1949)

AutoCult GmbH was founded in the beginning of 2015, by a team that can look back on many years of successful experience in the model car business. True to their brand and company name they are dedicated to realizing long since forgotten automobiles, which stand out due to their extraordinary shape or groundbreaking construction, as miniatures. The focus is not only on the model itself but also the story and information behind each car. In this way, AutoCult tries to resurrect long since forgotten brands in miniature form. Each of their models is handcrafted in resin, and subject to strict quality controls and a limited build of 333 pieces

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Small but Powerful!    FIAT 750 Mille-Miglia Panoramica Zagato  (It’s a mouthful – and just fun to say out-loud.)

In 1947 the design office Carrozzeria Ugo Zagato & Co., headed by the 57-year-old company founder Ugo Zagato, started to implement its idea of specially designed side windows, which should facilitate a larger field of view than it has been the case by then. Zagato designated his new concept with the term “Panoramica”. With his new gusto for the roof section, he wanted to give the transition between roof edge and window ending a more roundish shape and to extend the windows at the same time. Results were more into the car roof extending side windows and a likewise slightly bigger front window, which altogether let more daylight into the car interior and enabled a better view for the passengers.

 

Zagato initially put his “Panoramica-concept” into practice on the chassis of a Fiat Topolino. In 1949 in total eight copies of his concept were set on chromed spoke wheels, which also constituted the beginning of a “Panoramica-series” with further designs. But the little Fiat had to be both good-looking and tough. In order to prove its toughness the Fiat had to master harsh conditions and was therefore registered for the famous rally Mille-Miglia in 1949. The only 3.25-meter-long Fiat Zagato came in fourth place in its vehicle class. Due to this success Zagato added, for the important Italian racing scene, the letters “MM”, which was the acronym for Mille Miglia, to the type designation.

 

A series production of the small Zagato-Fiat did not happen. Of the former eight existing copies only one has survived to this day.  

 

 

#03014 resin limited build of 333   1/43 scale

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AUTOCULT

AutoCult GmbH was founded in the beginning of 2015, by a team that can look back on many years of successful experience in the model car business. True to their brand and company name they are dedicated to realizing long since forgotten automobiles, which stand out due to their extraordinary shape or groundbreaking construction, as miniatures. The focus is not only on the model itself but also the story and information behind each car. In this way, AutoCult tries to resurrect long since forgotten brands in miniature form. Each of their models is handcrafted in resin, and subject to strict quality controls and a limited build of 333 pieces

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Weight 1.25 kg

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