Classic Car Catalogue

BBC 1949



BBC is an Italian car manufacturer in Pesaro run by Giuseppe Beretta, owner of the weapons factory Beretta in Brescia. Together with Giuseppe Benelli (owner of Benelli Motorcycles) and Luigi Castelbarco he established BBC (Beretta, Benelli and Castelbarco). Castelbarco coordinated the project. Benelli designed the car and Beretta was responsible for the engine and chassis. He mounted a 750 cc V-twin engine. The BBC has front wheel drive, four seats and two doors. Only three cars were built.