This gorgeous 1953 coachbuilt Ghia Cadillac Series 62 is the work of famed Flickr car-builder Tim Inman, and it displays some truly outstanding brickmanship.
The real Ghia Coupe was just as special. Given to movie star Rita Hayworth by her third husband Prince Aly Khan (then the world’s richest man) during their brief marriage, the Cadillac was one of only two bodied in Italy by coach-builders Ghia using a DeVille V8 as a base.
The car now resides in the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, the city where Rita too now rests. Following several more short marriages and a battle with alcoholism, Rita succumbed to Alzheimers disease aged just 68. One of the world’s biggest movie stars Rita Heyworth’s legacy remains as one of the American Film Institutes ‘100 Greatest Stars of All Time’.