History of Siata
"Siata" is an Italian company, founded in 1926, the famous racer Giorgio Ambrosini. The main specialization of our company was modified brand cars "Fiat", which had taken its name is an acronym for "Societa Italiana Applicazioni Transformazioni Automobilistiche", which translated is "the Italian society for the conversion of vehicles". However, the company also produced in small series own models based on Fiat Topolino.
In 1936 one of these cars has set a record, after the race "24 hours of Le Mans with an average speed of 113 km/H. During the Second World war the industry had collapsed, and soon after it was released moped Cuciollo. In 1947 were resumed work on the production machines, the first model in a peaceful Europe was Bersaglieri, who had a motor with a displacement of in ¾ liters and independent suspension on all wheels. 2 years later in the model range of the company "Siata" added Diana, who had a sporty character with its powerful engine from Fiat 1400. And in 1952 was released Rallye, which has become almost a full copy of the British MG TD.
One of the most famous works "Siata" was a joint with "Fiat" model Siata 208, which was established 8-cylinder engine from Chrysler (before that all machines have motors from Fiat). It was released in 1958, becoming the most powerful lineup of the company and sharply contrasting in this respect with small cars Mitzi was shortly before.
In 1959, the sharp drop in demand for these and other models of the brand led to the bankruptcy of the firm "Siata". In 1960, an attempt was made to revive the brand under a slightly modified name "Siata-Abarth", based on the work on modernization of production vehicles "Fiat" in the car. The company lasted until 1967, and her last work was a two-seater Cabrio "Spring", which was made in the design of the 1930's.