1956 Oldsmobile 88 B.A.T.

1956 Oldsmobile 88 B.A.T. (Berlinetta Aerodinamica Tecnica) by Bertone of Turin, Italy

Remember in the 1950’s, Harley Earl and Bill Mitchell (from General Motors) both went to Italy several times to visit the Turin Auto Show and they incorporated some of the design inspiration into concept and production cars over the next 25+ years.

This concept? What if GM had shipped an Oldsmobile 88 to Bertone in Turin, Italy and had Franco Scaglione apply some of his design magic to it that he created while doing the Alfa Romeo Berlinetta Aerodinamica Technica series of cars…