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  • 1951 Simca 8 Sport Convertible

    $78,500(£61,324.20) $78,500(£61,324.20)

    1951 Simca 8 Sport Cabriolet Coachwork by Pininfarina, Carosserie no. 889318 s/n 887998, Engine no. 226898 Dark Red with Ivory Leather The Simca 8 Sport Cabriolet has its genesis in the Cisitalia 202, designed by Pininfarina in 1947 then beautifully adapted by Giovanni Michelotti on the Fiat 1100 S chassis. First presented at the 1948 Paris Motor Show, the convertible Simca 8 caused a sensation. From a modern perspective, it is difficult to understand how unusual this compact, low-slung cabriolet was for the time. While Simca was valued for its performance, durability and economy, it was the stunning Pininfarina coachwork that wowed Paris Motor Show attendants. Giovanni Michelotti, entrusted with the adaptation of the Cisitalia to the proportions of the Fiat 1100 S frame, worked wonders proportioning the final design. By 1949, the “Sport” model emerged with a slight increase in horsepower and engine displacement. The well-received coupe and convertible production was hand-crafted in aluminum by Facel Metallon in an effort to meet demand for this high priced offering. The Simca 8 Sport distinguished itself in competition with notable wins. Amédée Gordini’s team triumphed in long dis

    • Year: 1951
    • Mileage: 422 mi
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