1939 Fiat TorpedoEx Vittorio Emanuele III
Year of manufacture1939
Car typeConvertible / Roadster
Exterior brand colourBlack
Coys Auction - Légende et Passion
Sunday 17th May 2009 12:00 - 19:00
Monday 18th May 2009 from 10:00
Monday 18th May 2009
Collectors' Items 11:00
Motor Cars at 13:30
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: 000276
Introduced in 1938, the Fiat 2800 was targeted at the very richest and wealthiest pre-war European elite. This super luxury car was offered with varying styles of coachwork, the most common of which being various saloons and limousines, as was the style and requirement of the times.
The special and rare machines, with a lower production figure than the British equivalent, the Rolls Royce Phantom III, were powered by a powerful straight six cylinder 2.852cc engine with such cutting edge period design features as independent front suspension.
The cars clearly found great favour amongst the wealthy ruling classes of the day and it is with no surprise that Fiat 2800s were utili