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1950 Simca 8 Sport Cabriolet by Facel SOLD

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  • £75,000
  • 1950
Not for sale - it has been sold via a Car and Classic Free Ad
Ad Type For Sale
Category Classic Cars
Make Simca
Model 8 Sport
Year 1950
Mileage 99,999 miles
Country France
Status Private
Ref C1109017
For sale in south of France, the rarest early pre-serie model of the famous Simca 8 Sport by Facel... Superb aluminium body with aluminium small rear trunk and aluminium front bonnet(later model fitted with large steel trunk and steel bonnet) . Original matching "S" engine with big valves and aluminium finned oil case . Central square clocks on dashboard with round clock and round tachometer on both left and right sides . Far the most beautiful and most desirable earliest model, nearly impossible to find still fitted with its original very particular sport engine. All new brakes and fully serviced engine ...

The styling of the Simca 8 Sport comes from Italy, and to be exact, from Stabilimenti Farina, not Pinin Farina, although the latter is at the origin of the styling.
At the beginning is the famous Cisitalia 202, presented by Pinin Farina in september 1947. After a first batch produced in-house, Pinin Farina delegates the production of the Cisitalia to the Stabilimenti Farina, and Vignale.
Simultaneously, Battista “Pinin” Farina gives the authorisation to Giovanni Farina, his elder brother and head of Stabilimenti Farina to create a small series of convertibles inspired by the Cisitalia lines, based on the Fiat 1100 S chassis. Giovanni Michelotti and Mario Revelli de Beaumont are the authors of the styling.
The story goes that Henri Pigozzi, head of the french marque Simca, discovered, on a visit to Turin, the prototype of the Stabilimenti Farina Fiat 1100 convertible and decided to add it to its range, as a flagship model : after all, Simca was the french subsidiary of Fiat and the Simca 8 was the adaptation of the Fiat 1100. As Stabilimenti Farina were already busy producing the Fiat, and, more important, as import taxes in France would have been too heavy, the production has been entrusted to Facel. At the time, Facel was the leading company in France building pressed steel bodies. Jean Daninos was a talented engineer as well as an industrialist very aware of things to come in the domain of special bodied cars : in 1947/8, he was also a frequent visitor in Turin, because he was preparing the launch of another car, styled by Pinin Farina : the Bentley Cresta ...
many detailed pics on request, possible part exchange, only with other interesting classic car or motorcycle
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