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Carrozzeria Castagna S.r.l.
Società a responsabilità limitata
IndustryAutomotive
FoundedMilan, Italy (1849)
Headquarters,
Key people
Carlo Castagna (Founder)
Servicescustom-built vehicles
Websitecastagnamilano.com

Carrozzeria Castagna is an Italian coachbuilding company based in Milan, Italy

History[edit]

The company history began in 1849 when Carlo Castagna bought the Ferrari coachbuilding business. Carrozzeria Castagna built the first coach automobile with a combustion engine (Benz quadricycle).[citation needed]

Later the company worked with larger car manufacturers, including: Isotta Fraschini, Duesenberg, Alfa Romeo, Lancia, and Mercedes-Benz.[1]

The original company ceased in 1954.[2]

1939 Alfa Romeo 6C Castagna Berlinetta

The company name was revived twice in the 1990s.[3] The latest works of the company include the Mini (BMW).[1]

Carrozzeria Castagna Imperial Landaulet

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "12.03.2006 Carrozzeria Castagna". italiaspeed.com. Retrieved 2007-12-04.
  2. ^ "Carrozzeria Castagna & C." coachbuild.com. Retrieved 2010-02-19.
  3. ^ "Carrozzeria Castagna S.r.l." globalautoindex.com. Archived from the original on 2007-07-21. Retrieved 2007-12-27.

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