1962 – THE PASSION IS REWARNED
How a small, battered Fiat changed the life of Helmut Feierabend.
Late 1950s, rock ‘n’ roll, petticoat, sputnik shock – and the economic miracle. “You can have my Balilla for 400 marks, I’m going abroad.” That’s where it all started. After an accident, a student left the vehicle: Helmut Feierabend.
For a man like Helmut Feierabend, who as a blacksmith was professionally involved in the loving and technically perfect restoration of old things, it was clear from the start that he wanted to restore his new acquisition to its original technical and visual condition.