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1954 Fiat 8V Coupe Vehicle Profile

1954 Fiat 8V photograph

1954 Fiat 8V photograph

1954 Fiat 8V photograph

1954 Fiat 8V photograph

1954 Fiat 8V photograph

1954 Fiat 8V photograph

1954 Fiat 8V photograph

1954 Fiat 8V photograph

1954 Fiat 8V photograph

1954 Fiat 8V photograph

1954 Fiat 8V photograph

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Toward the close of 1951, Fiat designer Dante Giacosa created a new high-performance sports car, the legendary 2-liter 8V, or Otto Vu in Italian. Designed to take on the 2-liter class of the Italian sports car championship, the Fiat 8V made its debut at the Geneva Auto Show in March of 1952. Only 114 examples of Fiat's 8V were built, the first of which featured Fiat's own body by chief designer Fabio Luigi Rapi. The cars were built at Fiat's Lingotto factory and were identified by a Carrozzerie Speziali badge. The most famous and highly collectable of the Fiat 8Vs are the 30 or so with coachwork by Zagato.

The Fiat 8V made its debut at the Geneva Auto Show in March of 1952. A high performance coupe, it was intended to bring prestige to Fiat's line of economy cars. About 40 of them were fitted with lightweight alloy bodies by Carrozzeria Zagato of Milan. The cars were powered by a 1996 cc overhead valve V8 of 105 hp, and raced successfully against the Alfas and Maseratis in the mid-fifties.

The particular car shown is one of only five 8V 'double-bubble' coupes bodied by Zagato, and was raced by Elio Zagato himself (his height is said to be the origin of the unusual roof-line!). Following its restoration, it participated in the 1990 and 1991 Mille Miglia and later on the Colorado Grand.



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1954 Fiat 8V Auction Sales

Recent Sales

(Data based on Model Year 1954 sales)
1954 Fiat 8V Coupe by Vignale
Chassis#: 106.000047
Sold for USD$775,000
  2020 RM Sothebys : The Elkhart Collection
 
1954 Fiat 8V Coupe by Vignale
Chassis#: 106.000080
Sold for USD$907,000
  2020 RM Sothebys : The Elkhart Collection
 
1954 Fiat 500 Convertible
Sold for USD$16,000
  2012 Mecum - Houston, Tx
 
1954 Fiat 8V
Sold for USD$682,000
  2010 Gooding and Company - Pebble Beach Auctions
1954 Fiat 8V image  1954 Fiat 8V image  
1954 Fiat 8V Coupé
Chassis#: 106 000042
Sold for USD$557,569
  2009 RM Auctions - Automobiles of London
 

Vehicles That Failed To Sell

1954 Fiat 8V's that have appeared at auction but did not sell.
VehicleChassisEventHigh BidEst. LowEst. High
1954 Fiat 8V Coupé106.0001042020 RM Sothebys : Open Roads, The European Summer Auction $1,200,000$1,400,000
1954 Fiat 8V Coupé by Vignale106.0000472018 RM Sothebys : Monaco $750,000$950,000
1954 Fiat 8V Coupe by Vignale0000472015 RM Sotheby's : Monterey $1,100,000$1,400,000
1954 Fiat 8V 2009 The Scottsdale Auction : Gooding & Company $875,000$975,000

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