Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1948
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Blue
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Techno Classica Essen
Hall 3, Stand 1.02
Essen
Germany
Saturday 4th April 2009
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Tel: +49 (0) 201 5233 1011/1012 Fax: +49 (0) 201 5233 1251
Viewing:
2nd April from 10.00 - 18.00
3rd April from 10.00 - 19.00
4th April from 09.00 until start of sale
Collectors Auction at 14.00
Motorcars Auction 15.30
There were many coachbuilders who built pretty bodies on the 1100 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 bodie