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« on: 28 November, 2011, 05:53:21 PM »

http://annunci.ebay.it/annunci/auto/treviso-annunci-treviso/lancia-aurelia-b50-del-1950/22229550

Judging by some prices this is better value......but all depends if it needs work, thoughts guys?


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« Reply #1 on: 28 November, 2011, 11:46:27 PM »

Not sure if anyone has a theory about why, but there's a surprising number of B50 Farina convertibles for sale at the moment.  I don't remember such a glut before.  The one that Frank's spotted is the cheapest I've seen, yet...

Here are some more.

1950, white, in the Netherlands and for sale for a while now.

http://www.carandclassic.co.uk/car/C216452

1950, Lancia blue, in the USA, asking c. 80k

http://www.prewarcar.com/postwarclassic/classifieds/ad58018.html

1950/1, Blue, UK car well known to the Forum

http://www.europeanclassiccars.co.uk/cars_24.html

1952, Grey, fitted (as UK car above) with a 2L engine.  I like this car - asking price is 80k Euros.  I have some more pictures of it I could post if anyone wants to know more.

http://www.autobelle.it/annunci/dettid.php?gb_id=142487

1951, Blue, in Palermo but marketed by Tony Erker of Superstrada in Germany (?).  Another car with a 2L engine, supposedly from new.  Intruigingly, the grey car listed above is also being marketed by Erker.  I wonder what price he's asking.

http://www.tonyerker.info/html/aurelia_b50_palerm.html

Any more for any more?
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« Reply #2 on: 29 November, 2011, 08:56:06 AM »

Having seen the convertible and then the spyder....can see why the latter is much more desirable.


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« Reply #3 on: 29 November, 2011, 02:38:37 PM »

All the cars in William's photos are Aurelia B50 CABRIOLETS not Convertibles.
The Aurelia Convertible is a B24. The B50 Cabriolet is a chassis bodied car. The Spider is also a B24, and costs three times the price of a Cabriolet!
To learn more about these cars look out for an article by Classic & Sportscar early in the new year, where all three are tested together.

My B50 was originally fitted with a 2000cc engine that I still have, although it is currently fitted with a B12 2266cc engine that has been bored out to almost 2400cc and fitted with a 40DCL carb that produces about 100Bhp, a useful increase over the original B50s 56Bhp 1750cc engine! .............it goes quite well.......
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« Reply #4 on: 29 November, 2011, 04:04:26 PM »

So the difference between the two/three from a fabrication view point is monocoque body? And cabriolet/convertible.....wasn't just a French word for soft top versus and English one? The spyder then...... must look out that magazine, thanks.

http://www.thefreedictionary.com/cabriolet

http://www.thefreedictionary.com/convertible


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« Reply #5 on: 29 November, 2011, 05:08:59 PM »

I'm just going on what Lancia publish in their brochures.

Out of interest the Grey car for sale in Italy is the chassis number before mine.

For those who like a challenge there is this B50 Cabriolet for sale http://www.martinwillems.nl/frames/frame_auto_werk.html
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« Reply #6 on: 30 November, 2011, 09:27:43 AM »

Of course if we are being picky, in a Lancia brochure for the Aurelia B24 see http://www.aureliaspider.com/html/article3-4.asp (by the way this web site is quite nice) 'Spider' is actually spelt with an 'i' not with an 'y'.

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