|Fate||ceased production, taken over by the SPA|
The Aquila Italiana founded as the "Società Anonima Aquila" and quickly renamed as "Società Anonima Italiana Aquila" was an Italian automobile manufacturer from 1906 to 1917. The company was named again in 1909 after it was bough by bank as "Aquila Anonima Italiana di L. Marsaglia", the Marsaglia part came from the name of bank owner's son Vincenzo Marsaglia, talented automobile driver.
Designed by Giulio Cesare Cappa, the cars were big four- and six-cylinder models with ioe engines of an advanced type. There was an interruption in construction after 1908, but the company introduced new models in 1911; these featured 4192 cc six-cylinder engines and proved to be successful in many races. Among Aquila Italiana drivers were Meo Constantini (later to join Bugatti at Molsheim, where he became first a racing driver and later the Chef d'Equipe) and Carlo Masetti (count Giulio Masetti's elder brother).
The company Aquila Italiana produced a total of approximately 1,500 copies of its cars, all models combined.
|Type||15/20 HP||40/50 HP||25/30 HP||K-12/15 HP||H4-20/30 HP||H6-35/50|
|Displacement||2,797 cc (170.7 cu in)||7,432 cc (453.5 cu in)||3,921 cc (239.3 cu in)||1,847 cc (112.7 cu in)||2,614 cc (159.5 cu in)||3,921 cc (239.3 cu in)|
|Valves||Side||Side||Mixed||At the top||At the top||At the top|
|Gears||4+ RM||4+ RM||4+ RM||4+ RM||4+ RM||4 + RM|
|Wheelbase||2,500 mm (98.4 in)||2,900 mm (114.2 in)||3,055 mm (120.3 in)||2,600 mm (102.4 in)||2,850 mm (112.2 in)||3,050 mm (120.1 in)|
|Track||1,250 mm (49.2 in)||1,400 mm (55.1 in)||1,445 mm (56.9 in)||1,300 mm (51.2 in)||1,440 mm (56.7 in)||1,440 mm (56.7 in)|