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ISOTTA FRASCHINI 8A/8ASS

Chassis only listed, numerous specials.

Italy's answer to Hispano, same beautiful workmanship and finish, also vacuum servo brakes, and three speeds only again. Both 133ins and 145ins wheelbases listed, no magnetos on '28 and later cars. 8ASS (Super Spinto) is fast car with output up from 120 to 155bhp. Steering, however, is very heavy- the 8A was intended for chauffeur-drive though expect reasonable mpg figures. Bodies - especially Castagna's and Sala's - magnificent.

Technical Specifications

Engine:
7372cc (S8 OHV) 
Configuration:
Front engine, rear-wheel drive 
Production dates:
1925 to 1931  
Number produced:
950