1964 OSCA Tipo 1600

GT Zagato

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1964
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • 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.

Between the wars, the Modena based Maserati brothers gained a first class reputation as suppliers of racing cars to the privateer. 1938 saw the sale of their eponymous company to Industrialist Adolfo Orsi. To their discontent, Orsi’s son Omer, was pressing for the construction of road cars. Towards the end of 1947, their service contract completed, the three surviving brothers went off to form O.S.C.A. (English translation: Special Organisation for the Construction of Automobiles) in nearby Bologna. Never more than 30 cars a year were built consisting of mainly small engined sports racing cars. There was an outright victory at the 1954 Sebring 24hrs and numerous class wins at Le Mans and in the Mille Miglia. In a reversal of the policy that led them to leave Maserati, the brothers began building