Lancia Motor Club Forum Banner
24 October, 2021, 07:16:56 PM *
Welcome, Guest. Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
News: Need to contact the Forum Administrator? e-mail forum.admin@lanciamc.co.uk, for Database Administrator e-mail database.admin@lanciamc.co.uk      -      Copy deadline for Viva Lancia is 12th of each month.      -      For Events e-mail events@lanciamc.co.uk      -      To Join the club go to http://www.lanciamc.co.uk/join.htm
 
   Home   Help Search Calendar Register  
Pages: [1]   Go Down
  Print  
Author Topic: Fulvia Sport Zagato Influence?  (Read 1758 times)
0 Members and 1 Guest are viewing this topic.
fay66
Permanent resident
**
Posts: 6003



« on: 24 June, 2013, 01:20:10 PM »

Do I detect a touch of Fulvia Sport Zagato Influence?
http://www.barnfinds.com/brazilian-sports-car-1975-vw-sp2/

Brian
8227 Cool
Logged

Own 1966 Fulvia 2C Berlina since 1997, back on road 11-1999.Known as "Fay"
2006 Renault Megane 1 5 Dci Sports Tourer
Dedra Technical Adviser
DavidLaver
Permanent resident
**
Posts: 4216



« Reply #1 on: 24 June, 2013, 08:58:11 PM »


I think so:

http://www.google.co.uk/search?q=VOLKSWAGEN+SP2&tbm=isch&tbo=u&source=univ&sa=X&ei=v7LIUffeGJD30gX4xIDgDQ&ved=0CDgQsAQ&biw=1173&bih=615
Logged

David Laver, Lewisham.
lancialulu
Press Officer
Permanent resident
*****
Posts: 4359



« Reply #2 on: 25 June, 2013, 07:19:41 AM »

Who was the stylist?

Anyway, while I don't particularly like the treatment of the Z Sport front (back is gorgeous) it is infinitely preferable to the VW snout.
Logged

Its not the winning but taking part! or is it taking apart?
1955 Aurelia B12
1967 Flavia Vignale iniezione
1967 Fulvia 1.3HFR
1972 Fulvia 1600HF
1972 Fulvia 1600HF
1972 1600 Fulvia Sport
1979 2500 Gamma Coupe
1988 Delta 1.6GTi
1998 Zeta
Richard Fridd
Permanent resident
**
Posts: 3046



« Reply #3 on: 25 June, 2013, 07:44:30 AM »

Not Zagatos, but a VW treasure trove from the Telegraph http://www.telegraph.co.uk/motoring/classiccars/9709139/Volkswagon-SP2-treasure-trove-found-in-Brazil.html


* sp2_3_2412643a.jpg (23.25 KB, 460x288 - viewed 220 times.)
« Last Edit: 25 June, 2013, 07:47:40 AM by Richard Fridd » Logged

Richard Nevison Fridd                                                                      Happy Lancia, Happy Life
chriswgawne
Permanent resident
**
Posts: 1730



« Reply #4 on: 25 June, 2013, 08:04:35 AM »

I believe I am right in saying that Emerson Fittipaldi raced a SP" extensively and very successfully in Brazil before he came to single seaters in Europe and greater success.
Whilst writing, can I say that IMHO the front of early Fulvia Sport Zagato is quite something, especially without bumpers (which I personally think were an afterthought added after the original design).
I particularly like the somewhat 'brutal' bulbous purposeful front of the car which is then wedded very effectively to the sveldt elegant rear of the car (again best without the large bumpers in my eyes).
If the front of the car could have had small seperate bumpers in the same style to the 2 individual bumpers fitted to the spare wheel hatch at the rear that could possibly have worked.
Of course I am not biased!
Chris
Logged

Chris Gawne
Mobile: 07778 216552
fay66
Permanent resident
**
Posts: 6003



« Reply #5 on: 25 June, 2013, 08:53:54 AM »

Nice write up and I like the comment that it was a sheep in wolf's clothing as it only had a 1.7 75BHP engine!
Must admit I do like the styling apart from the front end which imho doesn't gel with the rest., might have looked better with a bit of ornamentation on the front.

Brian
8227 Cool
Logged

Own 1966 Fulvia 2C Berlina since 1997, back on road 11-1999.Known as "Fay"
2006 Renault Megane 1 5 Dci Sports Tourer
Dedra Technical Adviser
Richard Fridd
Permanent resident
**
Posts: 3046



« Reply #6 on: 25 June, 2013, 09:16:05 AM »

I also thought the Fulvia Sport was designed without bumpers in mind, and was a candidate for "rear of the year". I see Emo had this twin engined VW too


* 2motores.jpg (36.72 KB, 640x480 - viewed 216 times.)
Logged

Richard Nevison Fridd                                                                      Happy Lancia, Happy Life
DavidLaver
Permanent resident
**
Posts: 4216



« Reply #7 on: 25 June, 2013, 10:07:17 AM »


This USED TO BE my favourite Fulvia Zagato picture.  Now those bumpers leap out at me...

http://www.influx.co.uk/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/lancia-fulvia-zagato-brochure.jpeg

I now need a "go to" picture for when others ask "so what do they look like then?"  For me the side hinge bonnet and the rear hatch for the spare wheel are essentials.  What I've never figured out is if the spare is in a draw or you just heave it out.  How is it secured?

David
Logged

David Laver, Lewisham.
Richard Fridd
Permanent resident
**
Posts: 3046



« Reply #8 on: 25 June, 2013, 11:24:39 AM »

Here is the rear hatch


* l.jpg (47.61 KB, 640x480 - viewed 202 times.)
Logged

Richard Nevison Fridd                                                                      Happy Lancia, Happy Life
Pages: [1]   Go Up
  Print  
 
Jump to:  

Contact the Forum Administrator

LMC Forum copyright © 2007 - 2021 Lancia Motor Club Ltd

Powered by SMF 1.1.20 | SMF © 2006-2011, Simple Machines
Page created in 0.047 seconds with 20 queries.