The Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A possessed power and speed, that was synonimous by its refined engineering of the large eight cylinder engine. With the length of the engine being so grand, it allowed the coachbuilders to produce a long hood and cowl, which made the Tipo 8 so recognizable.
This car (# 1482) is believed to be only one of two known Castagna Roadsters on the Tipo 8A S chassis.
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