Researches
& updates
Ongoing

1929 Zanussi Alfa Romeo 1100 Sport

Chassis no. 0211463
Engine no. mod. BMW 319
Coachbuilder Zanussi Treviso

#AntonioFessia

Antonio Fessia, mechanical engineer, born in Turin in 1901. He graduated in 1923, joined Fiat in 1925 and follows his appointment as Deputy Director Office technical (cars and wagons); in 1932 it becomes Technical director aircraft engines. In 1936 he was appointed director of the Office Technical Central of mechanical engineering, holding until 1946, when it leaves Fiat to advance to CEMSA of Saronno, part of the Caproni group. Between 1950 and 1955 he collaborates with Ducati Bologna, Pirelli and NSU-Fiat. In 1955 he was hired by Lancia, first as a consultant and then as a technical Central director. Here realizes the Lancia whose name begins with F: Flaminia, Flavia and Fulvia, the latter two characterized the front-wheel drive.


We'll publish a biography on him on the occasion of his anniversary or when it will be reached a sufficient number of cars.

If you would like to share your knowledge and archive, click on the banner JOIN THE LAB - HELP US TO IMPROVE & COMPLETE THE INFORMATION.

The census of all the cars related to this topic is in progress.

1929 Zanussi Alfa Romeo 1100 Sport

  • Coachbuilder: Zanussi Treviso
  • Chassis n°: 0211463
  • Engine n°: mod. BMW 319

MUSEO NICOLIS (IT)

1933 Siata Fiat 508 Sport

  • Coachbuilder: Siata
  • Chassis n°: 508037255
  • Engine n°: 108038589

Private collection

1933 Fiat 508 S Balilla Sport

  • Coachbuilder: Fiat
  • Chassis n°: 508S*020693
  • Engine n°: 21791

Private collection

1933 Fiat 508 Balilla Spyder tipo corsa

  • Coachbuilder: Fiat
  • Chassis n°: 508016627
  • Engine n°: 017731

Private collection

1934 Fiat 508 S Balilla Sport

  • Coachbuilder: Fiat
  • Chassis n°: 508S043481
  • Engine n°: 044435

Private collection

1935 Fiat 508 S Berlinetta Mille Miglia

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzerie Speciali Fiat
  • Chassis n°: 508S076019
  • Engine n°: 000609

Private collection

1935 Fiat 508 S Berlinetta Mille Miglia

  • Coachbuilder: Fiat
  • Chassis n°: 508S*082535
  • Engine n°: 00899

Private collection

1935 Fiat 508 S Balilla Sport

  • Coachbuilder: Fiat
  • Chassis n°: 508S083476
  • Engine n°: 108CS000979

Private collection

1938 Fiat 500 Sport Vendrame

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzeria Vendrame
  • Chassis n°: 500*040806*
  • Engine n°: 5207450

Private collection

1939 Siata Fiat 1100 Coupé

  • Coachbuilder: Viberti
  • Chassis n°: 508C238030
  • Engine n°: 108C

Edoardo Tenconi (IT)

1946 Fiat 1100 Sport Ermini

  • Coachbuilder: Bertone/Ortolani
  • Chassis n°: 1100*279904*
  • Engine n°: 106551

Private collection

1947 Fiat - Stanguellini 1100 Berlinetta Special

  • Coachbuilder: Bertone
  • Chassis n°: 290996
  • Engine n°: 324347

Private collection

1947 Rovelli-Fiat 1100 Testadoro Spider hardtop

  • Coachbuilder: Carrozzeria Castagna Milano
  • Chassis n°: 0039147
  • Engine n°: 293028

Private collection

1948 Fiat trasformazione Stanguellini 1100 Sport

  • Coachbuilder: Motto
  • Chassis n°: CS01107
  • Engine n°: CS1106

Private collection

1948 Fiat 1100 S Stanguellini

  • Coachbuilder: Motto
  • Chassis n°: 1100S*500053*
  • Engine n°: 1100S*500069*

Private collection