The Frisky Gull Wing was a prototype car launched at the Geneva Motor Show in March 1957.
After the creation and experimentation with the "Bug" prototype, Giovanni Michelotti and Alfredo Vignale designed the Gull Wing.
Two chassis were despatched by air to Turin to be mated with the new body designed by Giovanni Michelotti. The mix of gull-wing doors and Italian coachwork made it an immediate success.
The chassis is made from welded tubular steel which combines great rigidity with lightness.
The front suspension is independent, the rear suspension consists of two hydraulically damped coiled spring units attached to two radius arms which carry the live rear axle.
The car is powered with a 249cc twin cylinder 2-stroke engine. This engine develops 15hp at 5,500rpm. Fitted integrally with the engine is a 4-speed gearbox.
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