1932 Avions Voisin C23 Cabriolet Coachwork by Graber

1932 Avions Voisin C23 Cabriolet Coachwork by Graber.
The C23 was designed to fill the gap between the small and large cars. A new engine was deigned while the bodywork continued with the Voisin razor edge design concept, (angle vifs). The C23 was in many ways the best balanced of all models. by an intermediate model between the "small" 13 HP and the luxurious 28 and 33 HP, the house Voisin present in 1931, a 17CV equipped with a new engine of 3 liters of displacement, and it was made between 1931 to 1936
One of the company's most striking early designs was the Laboratoire Grand Prix car of 1923 : one of the first cars ever to use monocoque chassis construction, and utilizing small radiator-mounted propeller to drive the cooling pump. The characteristic Voisin style of 'rational' coachwork he developed in conjunction with his collaborator André Noel. Noel prioritized lightness, central weight distribution, capacious luggage boxes and distinctively angular lines. The 1930s models with underslung chassis were strikingly low.
This C23 was found in Montpellier, France, in 2015 by its current owner. The car was in an incredible original condition, has been technically and mechanically restored but no cosmetically restoration was carried out. It was presented in 2015 at the Concours d'elegance at Schloss Dyck in the class 'Masterpieces & Style' and received several prices : Best in Class, Fiva Trophy - Preservation award, and world most pristine Masterpiece.
Production Start 1932
Country of origin France