OSCA 1956

MT4-2AD – end of prod.
TN
S 187 – new model 


Osca 1500 by Vignale.

 

MT4 was made from 1950. A small number also received Coupé bodies from various carrozzeria including Frua, Michelotti and Vignale.

A complex frame of the new Tipo S made from small diameter tubes have a 2100mm wheelbase. The car is fitted with a 749cc dohc engine which giving 70bhp @ 7,500rpm. The body had a very distinctive flat tail. The total empty weight is only 430kg. Drum brakes, coil springs and telescopic dampers are fitted on all wheels.
Considering a possible successor to the MT4, in 1956 a Tipo S was fitted with an increased capacity engine. By increasing the bore to 70mm the overall capacity went up to 954cc, and the power to 78bhp @ 7,200rpm.


 



Victories: 
2nd Targa Florio #86 MT4 1.5 Cabianca / Villoresi
Entries:  
   
  Targa Florio 10.06.1956 Results:
gen. category class
#58 750 S Villoresi ret. - -
#62 MT4 1.1 Tagliavia/Santonocito 12th 9th - sport 1st - 751-1100
#70 MT4 1.1 Rotolo / Alotta 17th 13th - sport 3rd - 751-1100
#74 MT4 1.1 Sbordone 14th 14th - sport 2nd - 751-1100
#76 MT4 1.1 Tramontana ret. - -
#86 MT4 1.5 Cabianca / Villoresi 2nd 2nd - sport 2nd - 1101-1500
  24h Le Mans 28.07.1956 Results:
Entrant: gen. class category
#42 750 Laroche / Radix OSCA acc. - -


Targa Florio


Targa Florio.


Le Mans.

 


Targa Florio 


The 2nd at Targa Florio (Giulio Cabianca - Luigi Villoresi) in the MT4 1.5.

 

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