A significant and ultra-rare 1923 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8 has recently been discovered in an old shed on the outskirts of Melbourne, Australia, and will make its public debut at this year’s RACV Motorclassica event, staged at the Royal Exhibition Building, in Melbourne from October 25 to 27.
Unearthed after laying dormant for 50 years—awaiting a restoration that never happened—the totally original Italian machine is one of just a handful left in the world from an original production run of 600, and was the first production model ever to use a straight-eight engine.
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