Siata 1953

Amica
Daina
208S
 


Daina Farina


Mitzi at Turin Motor Show.  

When Stabilimenti Farina was closed, production of 208S bodies was passed to Carrozzeria Balbo. A spider version was also built, as was a GT saloon with a body by Bertone and a variant with a Chrysler powerplant. Around 32 examples were built.



208 S Vignale Fiat 8V


208 Coupé Fiat 8V


Siata Fiat 8V by Bertone

 



World Sportscar Championship entries:
 
Sebring 12 Hours 08.03.1953 Results:
# engine: Entrant: gen. class
27 300BC Fiat 1086 cm³ Farago / Torco Keller 21st S1.1 2nd
39 Amica Crosley 724 cm³ Eager / Linton Speedcraft ret. S750 -
47 1496 cm³ Pompeo / Bornigia Pompeo dns S1.5 -
56 300BC Crosley 724 cm³ Scatchard / Wessells Scatchard 20th S750 3rd
63 300BC Crosley 724 cm³ Beck / Devaney Hessler 18th S750 2nd
 
   Mille Miglia 26.04.1953 Entrant: Results:
 # chassis # gen. class
445 208CS Stab. Farina CS058 Vasaturo / Datisi 55th S2.0 21st
452 208CS Stab. Farina CS053 Stazzi / Melotti 34th S2.0 12th
505 208CS Stab. Farina CS059 Amati / Santucci 50th S2.0 18th
2200 300BC Berlinetta ST417BC Ge / Zanforlin 159th S750 10th
2253 Amica Eugenio Franzi / Vino 283rd S750 29th
2301 Frattura / Balassone dnf S750 -
 
   Carrera Panamericana 23.11.1953 Entrant: Results:
# gen. class
165 208S BS503 McAfee / Metger Doheny dnf S1.6 -
 
Other entries:
 
  Targa Florio 14.05.1953 Results:
# Entrant: gen.
6 Saratelli 750 Fiat Saratelli ret. -
42 Fiat 1400 Sport Consiglio ret. -
 


Siata 1400 (Ignazio Consiglio) at Targa Florio.


Siata 208S, chassis #BS503, engine: V8, 1600 cm³ (Ernie McAfee / George Metger) by William Doheny at Carrera Panamericana.

 


Fiat Siata Sartarelli 750 (Francesco Sartarelli) at Targa Florio

 

 

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