Built in both Convertible and Coupe models. Most Convertibles were by Stabilimente Farina and the Coupes were by Bertone.
Later the cars were designated SL in the chasis number, this meant the engine was further back in the Chassis. The Fiat 1400 pushrod engine, was modified by Siata and also the floor shift gearbox, special head, pistons, and Siata twin carb manifold.
A Daina Convertible Vin SL 0233 B, driven by Dick Irish and Bob Fergus won its class in the first 12 Hours of Sebring 1952, and came in 3rd overall lapping a Ferrrari 166 and Jaguar XK 120.