1925 Isotta Fraschini Tipo 8A Cabriolet Corsica
The Tipo 8 was introduced in 1919 with the
first straight-eight engine ever put into series production. The
Isotta Fraschini was a favorite of royalty, and also extremely popular in
the United States among the well-heeled. The chassis alone cost
Convertibles: History and Evolution of Dream Cars
Our review: Huge, beautifully illustrated book. Text is a
little awkward but bearable, which I assume is from it either being translated
or English not being authors Guzzardi and Rizzo's native language. I also
noticed some occasional factual errors. Still a fine value considering its
size and status as one of the most visually impressive car books in print.
Pretty even balance between pre-war and post-war cars. It's a pleasure to
see an in-print book giving extended coverage to marques like Isotta Fraschini
and Hispano Suiza.
Price: $29.99 14 x 10, 352 Pages, hundreds of color photographs,