Lot 41

2011   |   Amelia Island Auction 2011

1953 Siata 208 CS Berlinetta

Coachwork by Successori Balbo

SOLD $605,000

Estimate

$650,000 - $850,000

Chassis

CS073

Engine

000026

Car Highlights

A Rare and Sophisticated Italian Sports Car

Exceptionally Advanced Engineering and Design

One of Only Nine Balbo-Bodied Examples Built

Known US Resident Since the 1960s

One Owner for the Past 25 Years

Featured in Tony Adriaensens’s Otto Vu

Recently Restored and Prepared for Touring

An Exciting and Distinctive Entry for Driving Events and Concours

Technical Specs

1,996 CC OHV Alloy 70 ̊ V-8 Engine

Twin Dual-Choke Weber Carburetors

Estimated 120 HP at 6,000 RPM

4-Speed Manual Gearbox

4-Wheel Hydraulic Alloy Drum Brakes

4-Wheel Independent Wishbone Suspension with Coil-Springs and Shock Absorbers

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