1953 Lancia Aurelia B20GT S3 chassis 2790 Successful Italian rally car in 1990’s fresh out of private UK collection perfect entry for Goodwood, Mille Miglia Full details to follow shortly.
1955 Lancia Aurelia B24S Spider America Chassis: B24S 1077 Engine: B24 1098 This B24S Spider America is a very special example that possesses an unbroken chain of ownership, the most desirable options, and an outstanding concours-quality restoration. The history of B24S 1077 can be traced back to July 1955, when it was sold to its first owner, Luigi Bosisio of Milan. A well-known gentleman driver, Bosisio was a frequent competitor in major Italian events throughout the early 1950s and owned a number of outstanding sports cars, including a Lancia Aurelia B20 GT, Fiat 8V, Maserati A6GCS, and a Zagato-bodied Ferrari 166 MM. After a short period in the care of Bosisio, the Spider America was sold to Roberto Longhi who, in turn, sold it to Santino Bertele. In February 1958, Sig. Bertele sold the Lancia to Federico De Gregorio. The Spider America's fifth owner, Gianni Savoia of Verona, purchased the car from Sig. De Gregorio in the early 1960s and retained it until 1983, when it was sold to a local classic car dealer. Later that year, the B24S was sold to American enthusiast Richard Citron but was stored in Italy and never exported. In 1985, famed Formula One team director Jean Sage acqu
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Lancia Automobiles S.P.A., founded in 1906, is perhaps one of the oldest car companies in the world. They have a unique flavor and easily stand out from other Italian manufacturers for a number of reasons; Impeccable craftsmanship, fresh, innovate engineering solutions, and sporting design has always come together in a marriage that has provided the basis for a sports car easily comparable to its contemporaries such as Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Maserati. While the Lancia Automobile Company often had complete disregard for the accounting department in their endeavors to produce some of the world’s most interestingly advanced cars, they absolutely made there make on automotive history both on and off the track. When Vittorio Jano joined Lancia in 1937, his biggest achievement would come with the Aurelia series and his astonishing V6, the first the world had ever seen in a production vehicle. In 1950 when the Aurelia was launched it immediately took to racing circuits across Europe for both marketing purposes and the outright goal of podium finishes. In 1951 the Aurelia finished only 13 minutes behind a Ferrari 340 in the Mille Miglia and took a class win, along with class wins in the
Year: 1957 Make: Lancia Model: Aurelia Stock 19591 Transmission:
Silver Grey with matching grey hide interior. Many special features, having been the 1951 Geneva motor show car. Supplied new to an English Lady it spent many years in the USA including a prize winning appearance at Pebble Beach before returning to the UK a few years ago. £275,000 Image Copyright and courtesy of the Pebble Beach concours Archive Image Copyright and courtesy of the Pebble Beach concours Archive