Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1953
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • 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 - Automoto D‘Epoca
Padova Fiera
Padova, Italy

Italy

Saturday 25th October 2008

Admission by catalogue only - admits two.

This beautiful Siluro was found by the vendor some years ago in a sorry state, but with some very interesting modifications to its 1953 Fiat 500 C Topolino chassis: it has been lightened, the engine positioned behind the front crossbow and the fuel tank has been cleverly positioned underneath the driver’s seat, while braking is improved through the fitment of enlarged and cooled drum units from a Fiat 1100. This pretty two seater Siluro sits on modified Fiat 1100 S wheels, the engine is fed through a 22mm Weber carburettor, the water pump is from Abarth and the machine-turned aluminium dashboard features Jaeger instruments. All this impressive specification is housed in a very attractive aluminium body shape, created by the Cooperative Carrozerie Modena in 1955/56. Recently comprehensively restor