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1930 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A SS Torpedo

Chassis no. 1651
Engine no. IF 1651
Coachbuilder Carrozzeria Castagna Milano
Built for an American customer wears a one-off torpedo body built by Carrozzeria Castagna.

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The tipo 8 Isotta Fraschini was presented in 1919 and it was the first straight 8 production car in the world. The flagship of the Italian car industry, it was the choice of kings, governors industrialists and Hollywood stars. This tipo 8A SS, the 160 cv model presented in 1927, was built for an American customer. It wears a one-off torpedo body built by Carrozzeria Castagna, the long-established Milanese Company known worldwide for the quality of their exclusive creations.