Many will think that opting for the perfect look, hitting the most exclusive restaurants and spots and knowing secrets tips is enough to hit the best beaches.
But not everyone is aware of the fact that for each of these places there’s the right car to choose.
Soak up the idea of making a good impression driving Ferrari, Porsche or Maserati: we are talking about those vintage cars that used to cross coastal roads during the ‘50s and the ‘60s.
A car for each seaside destination.
Fiat 500 Jolly Ghia.
For nearly a century Italians didn’t use to talk about cars but about FIAT, the brand that put Italian people literally behind the wheel.
In the decades Fiat has produced numerous versions of beach cars starting from its available city models. The most famous one is definitely the Fiat 500 Jolly Ghia, also called “Spiaggina”. This car, designed on the iconic FIAT 500, was produced starting from the 50s and distributed between Europe and the US.
From Rainier of Monaco to Aristotle Onassis, there are many jet-setters photographed driving their “marine race cars”.
The strengths of this car are definitely the bodywork colored in pastel colors, the absence of the doors, the rattan seats, the nautical steel details and moreover the lovely striped tents.
It’s the ideal car to face the winding streets and narrow alleys of Capri and Ischia.
Even the Mehari was designed starting from an iconic model: the Citroën 2CV. About 140,000 cars was produced and distributed from 1968 to 1987.
The peculiarity and the characteristic that led this car to an immediate success is the unusual plastic bodywork with a soft top. This solution is able to guarantee lightness and resistance to rust and salt at the same time.
Unlike FIAT 500 Jolly Ghia, the Mehari is more generous in size and it comes in garish colors.
During the last Frankfurt Motor Show, Citroën presented the Cactus M, interesting concept car inspired by the Mehari.
The most suitable and cool to deal with sandy paths of Ibiza and Formentera.
The Mini Moke is a vehicle based on the Mini designed for the British Motor Corporation and
produced in England from 1964 to 1968.
The production was later relocated first in Australia and then in Portugal, countries with a decidedly more favorable climate for an open car, and it was continued until 1993.
Born as a military vehiclel, only later was destined to the civilian market.
It’s the best choice to choose to commute between the Club55 and Bagatelle in St. Tropez.
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