1952-1954, 114 produced.
Coupe,2 doors,2 seats
The 8V was probably more of an experiment than a planned production car. It was the first Fiat with all-round independent suspension. The car had a 1,996 cc V-8 engine that delivered 105 bhp at 6,000 rpm.
|1996cc||V8 OHV||72mm x 61mm|
|Top Speed||0-60||SQM||MPG||Engine Pwr||Comment|
|105 bhp 6000|
Auction Sales History
|Description||Auctioneer||Date||Hammer Price||Hammer Price
|292||1953 Fiat 8V||Bonhams||16 May 2005||€95000.00||€109250.00|
|315||Fiat 8V Series II Berlinetta||Coys||7 Mar 2004||Not sold|
The secret Fiat
|Publication||Classic Cars December 2005|
|The secret Fiat - For a maker of cheap transport for the masses, the wonderfully weird and exotic Fiat 8V seemed like a reckless act. Drive one of the rare factory competition versions and it all starts to make sense.|
Fiat Supersonic 8V
|Publication||Classic & Sports Car February 2011|
|Fiat Supersonic 8V - The original Ghia-bodied Otto Vu streamliner has come to light after 50 years hidden away in Detroit. Mick Walsh examines this timewarp sensation.|
Clash of Cultures
|Publication||Classic & Sports Car May 2004|
|Clash of Cultures - A Fiat Supercoupé and a closed Frazer Nash were marque turning points in the early '50s. Mick Walsh matches 2-litres from Turin and Isleworth. Fiat 8V Type 104, Frazer Nash Le Mans Coupe.|
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