Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1952
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Dark 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:
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: 921
The Moretti Company took great pride in hand building small and stylish sports cars from 1926 until 1960. Unlike many small Italian manufacturers such as Siata, Cisitalia, Abarth and Nardi, Moretti built the entire car themselves, relying far less on the use of Fiat components than the opposition.
Giovanni Moretti’s infant company survived the war and he soon realised the enormous demand there would be for small, cheap cars. First, the company developed a compact two cylinder 350cc car called La Cita. This was followed by a two door sedan which featured his own all new SOHC four cylinder engine. Initially of 600cc capacity this was soon enlarged to 750cc.
Housed in a very attr