1914 Fiat 15/20hp Tipo 2B


Details

Powered by a 4 cylinder 2.8 litre Tipo 53B engine.

History

– identified by chassis number 29554 with engine number 52875 (523133). What is understood to be the original engine 523133 will accompany the car with a spare flywheel and clutch.

– the car was originally bodied by Cramp Brothers in Hobart.

– the large copper ‘pear shaped’ radiator  is rare and possibly unique to cars sold in Australia.

– owned by Cliff Cooper from Adelaide, SA in the 1950’s.

– featured in Australian Motorsports and Automobiles Magazine October 1960 when owned by Cliff Cooper.

– owned by Harold Paynting (the author of the David Flood series of books) in the 1960’s and there is a photograph of the car in the Second James Flood Book of Early Motoring on page 9.

– the car is understood to have changed hands twice before being purchased by the current owner in 1984 from a deceased estate and restored.

– the car was the Best in Class winner for Veteran 4 Cylinder Cars at the Australian Bicentennial Castrol World Rally 1988 Concours d’Etat. 

– it was also the overall concours winner at the same event.

– current owner 30+ years.

– this is a stunning, very well presented and driving car.

More information to follow soon.

 


Specification

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  • Fiat
  • 1914
  • Sports Saloon
  • Manual
  • 3443 miles
  • 2815cc

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