One Of Only 26 Fiat 8V Coupé by Zagato Goes Under The Gavel

1955 Fiat 8V Coupé by Zagato
1955 Fiat 8V Coupé by Zagato will lead the expensive line-up at the forthcoming RM Villa Erba Sale 25th May 2019 - ©RM Sotheby's

An incredible 1955 Fiat 8V Coupé by Zagato will lead the expensive line-up at the forthcoming RM Villa Erba Sale 25th May 2019.

The stunningly beautiful 1955 Fiat 8V Coupé by Zagato is one of the most celebrated Italian cars of its decade and has been estimated at an eye-watering €1.600.000 – €1.800.000.

1955 Fiat 8V Coupé by Zagato
1955 Fiat 8V Coupé by Zagato will lead the expensive line-up at the forthcoming RM Villa Erba Sale 25th May 2019 – ©RM Sotheby’s

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The fiery Italian, chassis no. 000076, is one of only 26 coupes built and was delivered new to its first owner in Turin, originally finished in period Green metallic paintwork contrasting with its luxurious black interior.

1955 Fiat 8V Coupé by Zagato
1955 Fiat 8V Coupé by Zagato will lead the expensive line-up at the forthcoming RM Villa Erba Sale 25th May 2019 – ©RM Sotheby’s

Residing in its native Italy until around 1978, the hot Zagato was given an expected sports car use, taking part in various historic racing events in Italy in the 1970s and 1980s, including the Mille Miglia.

1955 Fiat 8V Coupé by Zagato
1955 Fiat 8V Coupé by Zagato will lead the expensive line-up at the forthcoming RM Villa Erba Sale 25th May 2019 – ©RM Sotheby’s

The incredible Coupé was given a recent full and sympathetic restoration, whilst retaining its original overcoat, and original Tipo 104.000 engine.

1955 Fiat 8V Coupé by Zagato
1955 Fiat 8V Coupé by Zagato will lead the expensive line-up at the forthcoming RM Villa Erba Sale 25th May 2019 – ©RM Sotheby’s

The tenacious looking Fiat now awaits an affluent enthusiastic collector to enjoy its extravagant styling.

More information on this auction can be found here.

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