Friday 9th May 2008 12:00 - 19:00
Saturday 10th May 2008 from 10:00
Saturday 10th May 2008
Collectors' Items 14.30
Motor Cars at 15.00
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Carlo Abarth, formerly associated with Cisitalia, set up his own concern in 1950. At first he concentrated on tuning equipment for Fiat and other makes, before turning his hand in 1955 to manufacturing complete cars. 1956 saw the introduction of one of his most famous and successful models, the road/racing 750 coupe. Conceived primarily with the fiercely competitive 750cc class in mind, the car utilised mainly modified Fiat 600 components. Raising the capacity from 633cc to 747cc and changing various mechanical parts, Abarth was able to transform a relatively simple vehicle into a truly sturdy car capable of impressive speed and a