Fiat 2800

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Fiat 2800
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A torpedo-bodied Fiat 2800
Overview
Manufacturer Fiat
Production 1938–1944
Body and chassis
Body style 4-door saloon
4-door military torpedo (2800 CMC)
Layout Front-engine, rear-wheel-drive
Powertrain
Engine 2,852 cc I6
Transmission 4-speed manual
Dimensions
Wheelbase 3,200 mm (126.0 in)
2800 CMC: 3,000 mm (118.1 in)[1]
Length 5,300 mm (208.7 in)
2800 CMC: 4,795 mm (188.8 in)[1]
Width 1,800 mm (70.9 in)
Height 1,700 mm (66.9 in)
Kerb weight 1,855 kg (4,090 lb)
2800 CMC: 1,970 kg (4,343 lb)[1]
Chronology
Predecessor Fiat 527
Successor Fiat 2100

The Fiat 2800 was model of car produced by Italian car manufacturer Fiat between 1938 and 1944.

The representation sedan Fiat 2800 of 1938 the first Fiat with the new pointed front portion, the "musone" nose.[2] The limousine continued in production until 1941.

In the war years the Fiat 2800 was a sign of class and dignity, and was driven by the Italian elite, including the Italian King Vittorio Emanuele III and also the Pope who all availed themselves of the large Fiat.

Between 1938 and 1944 only 624 Fiat 2800's (both types) were built, and out of that 210 pieces were built for the Italian military, the 2800 C MC version.

Engine[edit]

Fiat 2800 CMC[edit]

In 1939[2] a variant appeared of the Fiat 2800 with a shortened (3.0 m instead of 3,2 m) and strengthened chassis and with larger wheels than open vehicle for the employment in the colonies and with the military. This model continued in production until 1943, with one last one being completed in 1944.

These custom made vehicles were only made for the general staff of the Italian military.

References[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Benussi, Giulio (1976). Semicingolati, motoveicoli e veicoli speciali del Regio Esercito Italiano 1919–1943. Milan: Editrice Intergest. p. 21. 
  2. ^ a b Odin, L.C. (2015). World in Motion 1939 - The whole of the year's automobile production. Belvedere Publishing. ASIN B00ZLN91ZG.