1962 Fiat 2300 S Coupe

Italian coupes have always been an interesting lot and more often than not, as these strikingly handsome sporting vehicles were based on the underpinnings of rather pedestrian sedans. The Fiat 2300 S Coupe was styled by Ghia with production subcontracted to OSI. The car's roofline was unlike anything else on the market at the time, with a forward swept C pillar that predated the similar looking Plymouth Barracuda by four years. The coupe had a wider track and more aggressive final drive gearing than it's sedan counterpart, and the S version saw the employment of dual carburetors to give the overhead valve straight six cylinder engine 136 horsepower. Our feature car is a two owner original vehicle for sale near Turin, Italy.

1962 Fiat 2300 S Coupe

Original and very rare Fiat 2300 S Coupe. Always maintained. It runs perfectly. Original matching number engine. This rare coupe has been made by Fiat involving Abarth factory for the mechanics and the engine. This car has been homologued by ASI (the most relevant Italian classic car association, the Italian branch of FIVA) with the gold plate for its stunning original preserved status. Sold new in Turin, the car has original Italian title and first original black plate Turin. Only 2 owner since new. The odometer signs 66333 km. Everything on this rare coupe is original and it works!

Big Fiats are rare, interesting beasts and this coupe is no exception. They often are viewed as a Ferrari for the working man, as many of them had larger engines and accoutrements befitting vehicles with more prestigious nameplates. As with most upmarket Fiats, few examples are still on the road these days, so to find one in original, numbers matching condition is a real treat.

-Paul

Posted under: Fiat
Dated: Feb 16 2012

2 Comments

  1. Dear Sir,

    I would have liked more information about this car, has she been revised, body or mechanically, does she need special revision before being used for a long journey ? What is your asking price ?

    I thank you for your information and look forward to hearing from you.

    Best regards.

    Michel comblin, Genappe, Belgium

  2. Paul says:

    Hi Michael,

    We at Classic Italian Cars for Sale are not the owners of these vehicles, rather we post ads from third party sellers. I would suggest getting in touch with the seller via eBay to see if the vehicle is still available and to learn more about the specifics.

    Best regards,

    Paul