1928 Isotta Fraschini brings prewar Italian luxury to Jay Leno's Garage

Sep 13, 2022 236

Ferrari and Lamborghini are among the most recognizable Italian automakers today, but before either existed another firm set standards for Italian engineering excellence. Now part of California's Nethercutt Collection, this 1928 Isotta Fraschini Type 8A Landaulet is a testament to that bygone automaker. Nethercutt Vice President Cameron Richards presents the car here.

Instead of building sports cars, Milan-based Isotta Fraschini built a sterling reputation with luxury cars. The Type 8A was aimed at the American market, which at the time was already populated with luxury marques like Cadillac and Lincoln, as well as now-defunct nameplates like Duesenberg, Pierce-Arrow, and Packard.

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