1951 Cisitalia C 202

S Cabriolet

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1951
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Légende et Passion

Espace Fontvielle
Monaco

On View:
Friday 9th May 2008 12:00 - 19:00
Saturday 10th May 2008 from 10:00

Sale:

Saturday 10th May 2008
Collectors' Items 14.30
Motor Cars at 15.00

Admission by catalogue only - admits two.

Cisitalia was founded in 1946 in Turin, Italy by Piero Dusio, a wealthy industrialist and former professional athlete, who had a passion for amateur car racing. After the end of the War he organized the company to build race cars using mainly Fiat parts.
The first cars built were monoposto racing cars named the D46 which enjoyed some initial success and became the basis for the company's successful model, the 202 road car.

Cisitalia went on to develop a mid-engined, four-wheel drive formula one car, designed by Ferry Porsche. This used a 1.5-litre flat-12 supercharged engine with 450bhp! This project, along with other