1939 Fiat Torpedo

Ex Vittorio Emanuele III

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1939
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Black
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Légende et Passion
Espace Fontvielle
Monaco
On View:
Sunday 17th May 2009 12:00 - 19:00
Monday 18th May 2009 from 10:00
Sale:
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