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« on: 26 September, 2013, 05:44:58 PM »

http://www.coys.co.uk/auction.php?itemID=3490&auctionID=36

Anyone know this car?

And some other Lancias.....
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1955 Aurelia B12
1967 Flavia Vignale iniezione
1967 Fulvia 1.3HFR
1972 Fulvia 1600HF
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1972 1600 Fulvia Sport
1979 2500 Gamma Coupe
1988 Delta 1.6GTi
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« Reply #1 on: 26 September, 2013, 07:40:25 PM »

http://www.lancia.myzen.co.uk/forum/index.php?topic=3274.0
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« Reply #2 on: 27 September, 2013, 08:11:17 AM »


Looking at it today that gear lever looked odd.   Look at the engine shot.  Do you think that's an inline gearbox?  If so you'd suspect something dull as a rear axle...   Anyone able to tell if it's a Lancia front axle?  There's sight of a steering box.

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« Reply #3 on: 27 September, 2013, 04:57:13 PM »

Good spot David, it certainly looks like a bell-housing on the back of the block, which implies some bespoke casting and  machining.  I'm surprised they bothered to go to the trouble rather than use an Aurelia transaxle.  Shame!
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« Reply #4 on: 27 September, 2013, 10:46:20 PM »

Is it a tad 'silk purse/sows ear', or am I being a bit picky. Removing the basic elements that made the Aurelia what it is, seems a bit pointless, regardless of how it looks !
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« Reply #5 on: 28 September, 2013, 06:54:04 AM »


Kevin - I agree...  Does it still have the sliding pillars?


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« Reply #6 on: 28 September, 2013, 07:28:45 AM »

This car was offered for sale by the Italian Classic Car dealer Luzzago a few years ago, when it was described as
a Fiat 1100E chassis (see the number), with a 4-speed gearbox from a 1962 Fiat 1500/Osca, new Borrani wheels from a  Maserati A6GCS, and custom brakes Fiat 508C derived. It had no documents. The car was built in the 1980's as a recreation by Giordanengo, with an aluminium body similar to a Ferrari 375MM by Pininfarina.
The only Lancia part in the car is the engine, which is indeed from an Aurelia, probably a saloon, but I would need the actual number to be certain.

Buy the way, the car is offered at the Karl Ritter Collection in Austria.
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« Reply #7 on: 28 September, 2013, 07:57:30 PM »

So, there are probably more than a few degrees extra rather than the standard 6 (of separation) between this car and Fangios Carreramobile !!
Why not simply describe it as a Fiat 1100 'Special' with a Lancia engine.
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« Reply #8 on: 29 September, 2013, 09:06:57 AM »


Kevin,

Why not?  Perhaps because so described it failed to sell...and how many people are placed to appreciate what a difference the transaxle and inboard brakes make?   You more than I, but we are two of the few to have given a B20 a real pasting over closed roads.

A small Aurelia engine and Aprilia axles should be good.  How fragile is that back axle?

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