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Country of origin:Italy
Produced from:1952 - 1954
Numbers built:8 with Supersonic body
Internal name:Tipo 106
Designed by:Giovanni Savonuzzi for Ghia
Author:Wouter Melissen
Last updated:April 25, 2007
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Chassis 106*000037 Whereas the Zagato bodied machines were mainly intended for competition use, the around forty examples bodied by Ghia were better at home along the French riviera. The Italian coachbuilder applied several designs of which the Giovanni Savonuzzi penned 'Supersonic' style was >>>

Chassis 106*000043 Among the visitors of Ghia's 1953 Paris Motor Show stand was American Howard 'Dutch' Darrin. He accompanied Italian-American entrepreneur Paul Farago, who acquired the prototype 8V Supersonic on the spot. Darrin then travelled to Turin to visit the Ghia factory and also to m>>>

Chassis 106*000049 Shown at the 1954 Geneva Motor Show, this Fiat 8V was fitted with the tenth Supersonic body built by Ghia. Following its show duties, the car was brought to the United States by Chrysler chairman K.T. Teller, who had a close association with Ghia. The car was then delivered >>>

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