Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1947
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • 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.

There were many coachbuilders who built pretty bodies on this chassis including Ghia, Monviso and Bertone, whilst Viotti and Boneschi concentrated on the wooden 'Giardinetta' and Vignale the saloon cars. The car presented bears a close resemblance to the Ferrari 166 Inter. In fact it is thought that Enzo Ferrari appealed against Farina using the design because it resembled his product too closely. Its second owner was American cycling team Salco, who used the car as a promotional vehicle. The hand formed shell sits on a wire frame upon which the panels are shaped, the same construction method used by Touring to create the bodies o