Simca 9 Sport Coupe – 1953

Simca 9 Sport Coupe - 1953

Simca 9 Sport Coupe – 1953

Marca : Simca
Modello : 9
Versione : Sport Coupé
Anno : 1953
Telaio N. : 48771
Motore N. : —
Esemplari prodotti : 96
Designer :

Carrozzeria : Facel Metallon
Progettista : —
Motore : 4 Cilindri in linea
Cilindrata : 1.221 cc
Distribuzione : OHV
Valvole Cilindro : 2
Alimentazione : 1 carb.
Potenza : 48 CV a 4.800 giri/min
Top speed Km/h : 135

Auction Result
2017 – Monaco – Artcurial – € 45.570

The Simca 8 Sport, based on the older Fiat 1100 chassis was a relative success for Simca. When the Aronde arrived it used a monocoque chassis which made the use of different bodies more difficult, therefore the sport version of the Aronde was only available as a coupé. Made by Facel, the Simca 9 Sport was outrageously expensive and cost more than a Porsche 356.

A hand built aluminium body and details such as the three dimensional Jaeger instruments and chrome ornamentation inside the car reveals the incredible attention to detail of Facel-Vega and its founder Jean Daninos. Only around 96 cars is believed to have been built before the Coupé de Ville succeeded it.

The car on offer has a nice patina thanks to an ancient but quality restoration. The dark green paint is in nice condition and attractively complements the biscuit-colored leather interior. The chrome is also in nice condition and the Robergel wheel rims gave a sporty touch to its elegant design.



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