Fiat 508C 1100 Ballila group S (1937)
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Manufacturer: S.A. Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino, and Simca
Also called Simca 8

Specifications

Years of Production: 1932-58 for all 508s; 1937-1953 for the 508C/Ballila 1100 and variants
Number produced: All types, all years– 327,496; examples of the donor chassis – 75,000
508 Ballila, about 113,000 were produced
The 1100 B was available as saloon, long-wheelbase saloon and taxi. In total 25,000 were made between 1948 and 1949

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Fiat 108 C engine, straight 4 cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
68 x 75mm
1089 cc
32 PS (24 kW) @ 4000 rpm
1948, 1100B: 35 PS (26 kW) @ 4400 rpm

Ala d’Oro
1949: 1 x Zenith 32 VIMB carburetor, 45 CV @ 6000 rpm
1948: 2 x Weber 32 DR3 carburetors, 60 HP @ 6000 rpm

1100 MM:
Fiat 108 CS Mille Miglia engine, straight 4 cyl, 4 stroke, petrol engine
7:1
1089 cc
42 PS (31 kW) @ 4400 rpm
OHV
aspiration, natural with 1 x Zenith 32 VIMB carburetor

Simca Deho '49
Simca/Fiat D11
60 HP
1 x Solex carburetor

4 speed manual gearbox

Wheelbase 2,420 mm (95.3")
Length 4,185 mm (164.8")
Width 1,480 mm (58.3")
Height 1,340 mm (52.8")
Drum brakes on all 4 wheels
Borrani wire wheels and center hubs.
820 kg


Results in Endurance Races

Season
Car entry, chassis number Car number/ result
Mille Miglia Le Mans Spa Tourist Trophy Paris
Date 3/4 19/6 10/7 3/9 11/9
Team 1600km 24h 24h 12h 500km
C. Cussini/ A. Faccioli #33, dnf
Dante Spreafico/ M. Tana #34, dnf
Gustavo Laureati/ Camillo Laureati #35, 56th
Faccioni/ Vittorio Morelli #36, 36th
Casalegno/ L. Di Rovasenda (MM berlinetta Savio) #37, 28th
Giorgio Franco/ Gino Bonacossa #38, dnf
Boccosi/ Aldo Bertossi #39, dnf
Achille Stazzi/ Berghinz #40, dnf
Renzo Ceschina/ Gino Guagnellini #41, 27th
G. Pelassa/ Nando Barbieri (MM berlinetta Savio) #42, 24th
L. Cagna/ A. Bogani (MM berlinetta Savio) #43, 25th
Giuseppe Gilera/ Giovanni Minozzi (MM berlinetta Savio) #44, dnf
'Alfa'/ 'Beta' (Sport Spider Zagato) #45, dnf
G. B. Gandino/ Vicenzi #47, dnf
Alberto Macchia/ Adele Macchia (MM berlinetta Savio) #48, 45th
Mussolini/ A. Piperno (Siata MM berlinetta Viotti) #49, 31st
Francesco Apruzzi/ Sava #50, 29th
Coppazzuccari/ Giovanni Corradi (Siata MM berlinetta Viotti) #52, dnf
G. Ricci/ C. Ogna (MM berlinetta Savio) #53, 22nd
S. Koelliker/ Garavini (Siata MM berlinetta Viotti) #54, 48th
Piero Taruffi/ Carena (MM berlinetta Savio) #55, 16th
E. Moretti/ Roberto Franco #56, dnf
G. Rivola/ F. De Dominicis #57, dnf
Leo Spoletini/ Nobiloni #58, dnf
Alberto Comirato/ Lia Comirato Dumas (Fiat-Comirato) #59, dnf
F. Marsigaglia/ B. Marsigaglia #60, dnf
Bartolomeo Franceri/ G. Lagorio (Siata MM berlinetta Viotti) #62, 40th
Giuseppe Rossi/ Musti di Gennaro #66, dnf
Vito Mussolini/ Luciano Agosti (Spider) #67, dnf
Enrico Adanti/ Stefanelli (Siata MM berlinetta Viotti) #68, 57th
Casimiro Guerrini/ Paoletto #69, dnf
Amedée Gordini, 803247 (Simca 8 Special Roadster) #37, oil pipe #30, dnf
Amedée Gordini, 823885 (Simca 8 Special Roadster) #38, tire fire #31, 7th
Just Emile Vernet (Simca 8 Special Roadster) #41, dnf
Just Emile Vernet (Simca 8 Special Roadster) #42, 9th
Victor Camerano/ R. Robert (Simca 8 Sedan) #48, 11th
M. W. May #32, dnf
Enzo Crotti/ Dino Taddei, 209917 (Stanguellini SN1100 1000cc) #31, 34th
Gualtieri Garagnani/ Gastone Bertocchi, 043830 (Stanguellini SN1100 1000cc) #46, 23rd
Statistics
Starts/finishes 1/0
Drivers Team entries and car number
Amedée Gordini
Amedée Gordini 37
José Scaron 37
Jean Viale 38
Jean Breillet 38
Just Emile Vernet
Just-Emile Vernet 41
Mme Suzanne Largeot 41
Albert Debille 42
Guy Lapchin 42

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1935 Fiat 508 S Balilla Berlinetta Mille Miglia, chassis #508S.082535

Drawings

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