ISOTTA FRASCHINI mod. 8 A

(Italia 1929)

The 8 A is a development of the 8 presented by this Milan company in 1920. It was a very luxurious and refined model designed for the rich and those in the public eye. The car on display with its “coupé de ville” bodywork by Castagna of Milan, was used in 1950 in the film “Sunset Boulevard”, starring William Holden, Erich von Stroheim and Gloria Swanson in the part of Norma Desmond, whose initials are engraved on the rear doors.

 

Engine: 8 cilindri
Capacity: 7370 cc
Max power output: 110 CV a 2400 giri/min.
Max speed: 140 km/h
Weight: 1500 kg (autotelaio)