Classic Marques - Simca
Simca (Société Industrielle de Mécanique et Carrosserie Automobile, Mechanical and Automotive Body Manufacturing Company) was a French automaker, founded in…
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1960 Simca Aronde Plein Ciel - The Simca Aronde was the company’s first original design and featured unibody construction. It was produced across three series between 1951 and 1964. The 90A Aronde was built between 1955 and 1958. During that time, a number of special versions were produced, including the Plein Ciel with two-seat coupe bodywork by Facel. Power is from a 1.3-liter inline-four rated at 48 horsepower. Top speed was a claimed 83 mph. About 11,500 were made.
1949 Simca 8 Deho évocation - Founded in 1934 to assemble and sell FIATs in France, Simca progressed to marketing cars under its own name from 1938 onwards, the Simca 8 being based on the 1,100cc FIAT 508C Balilla. Production resumed post-war, and in 1949 the Sport version of the '8' was introduced. Clothed in beautiful coupé or drophead coupé coachwork designed by Pinin Farina and crafted in aluminum by Facel Metallon, the 8 Sport boasted an engine tuned for 50hp (up from the saloon's 32).
1951 Simca 8 Sport - In 1948, Simca presented the Simca 8 Sport created by Pininfarina and produced for Simca at FACEL Metallon. More powerful, with its 50hp it allowed a speed of 135km / h.