Chassis #: ST 446
Engine #: ST 446
SIATA (Sociata Italiana Applicazoine Transformazione Automobile) was an Italian company based in Torino, Italy from 1926 to 1970 during which time it manufactured automobiles and automobile components. Among its most beautiful and successful products was the sports-racing 300 BC Sport Spider, designed and built by Nuccio Bertone and known in Italy as the 'Baby Ferrari' or 'Baby Barchetta (Little Boat)'.
This particular example, 'ST446', was sold new by New York Distributor Tony Pompeo to Duncan Black and has a well-documented provenance from that time. This aluminum bodied car is equipped with a modified 1100cc Fiat TV engine featuring an Abarth induction system and dual Weber carburetors. It has been raced at venues all over the United States from new and was written up in a number of United States and European publications in the fifties.