The Alfa Romeo BAT is a series of concept car from the 1950s constructed in collaboration with the Italian car builder Alfa and the infamous design house Bertone. The program led to the creation of the streamlined BAT 5 in 1953, the BAT 7 in 1954 and finally the BAT 9 in 1955. Fifty years later the Berlina Aerodynamica Technica made a comeback at the 2008 Geneva Motor Show with the updated BAT 11 for the 21st century.
History Ambitious plans drawn up by former BAT owner Gary Kaberle to construct a brand new member of the famous Alfa Romeo-badged, Bertone-created BAT series, to be christened as BAT11dk, are now well underway. Kaberle is well know as a former owner of BAT9 from 1963 to 1991, the third of the trio, and which legend has it he purchased as a 16-year-old having saved money from running a popcorn stand and borrowing some extra cash from his grandparents. More than half a century after the (...)