The Innocenti 950 Spider was designed by Carrozzeria Ghia and presented at the 1960 Turin Show. Underneath was a lengthened Austin-Healey Sprite MkI chassis and a larger 948cc A-series engine. Within a year the 950 S was modified for the MkII Sprite chassis. and in 1963 it was given the 1098cc A-series engine and renamed the Innocenti S. In 1966 a coupe version was launched, named the Innocenti C and designed by Tom Tjaarda. In 1968 the Innocenti Spider ceased production.
Innocenti 950 Spider - badge on grille
Innocenti 950 Spider - badge on bootlid
Innocenti C - badge.
Innocenti C - badge on boot
Innocenti C - badge. The Innocenti Spiders were manufactured by Officine Stampaggi Industriali ('O S I') in Milan
Innocenti 950 Spider, powered by the BMC A-series 948cc engine from the Austin-Healey Sprite Mk2
Innocenti C. The Innocenti S and C used the 1098cc engine from the Sprite MkII, and did not change to the 1275cc MkIII engines.
Innocenti 950 Spider. Introduced in 1960, Innocenti produced a roomy little roadster based on Austin-Healey Sprite mechanics with a body designed by Tom Tjaarda and built by Ghia
Innocenti 950 Spider. After winning the contract to build certain Austin models in Italy, they commissioned Carrozzeria Ghia to redesign the body, and Tom Tjaarda did the lines.
Innocenti C. After a tie up with British Motor Corporation Innocenti started making their own Spider based on Austin-Healey Sprite parts. The Coupe Innocenti C was launched in 1966 with a 1098cc engine
Innocenti Spider. Tom Tjaada of Ghia evolved the spider into this little coupe in 1966.
Innocenti C - headlamp
Innocenti C. Launched in 1960, the Innocenti 950 was given a body by Ghia. The Coupe was launched in 1966 and Innocenti asked Tom Tjaarda of Ghia for the design.