Unique single-seater special, with Lancia Aurelia B21 engine-/gearbox. Built in the end of ‘50s in Varese, Italy, by a local mechanic. Period photos available. Fully restored and ready to enjoy.
1953 Lancia Aurelia B20GT S3 Coachwork by Pinin Farina Chassis number 2790 The Lancia Aurelia was an immediate success following its introduction in 1950. Designed by the legendary Vittorio Jano, of Alfa Romeo P2 and P3 GP car fame, the B20 GT coupe came second in 1951 Mille Miglia and a class win in Le Mans. 1952 and 53 saw victories in the iconic Targo Florio and Liege-Rome-Liege rally. The 3 rd Series introduced the larger 2.5 V6 engine and was only produced for one year. Production of 3 rd series totalled 720. Chassis 2790 was successfully rallied in the 1990’s taking class victory of the 1996 Italian Historic Rally Championship. Events entered include the Targa Florio Storico and Rally dei Fiori - San Remo, and the car has many victories to its credit including wins at Balocco, Vairano and Monza. Restored by KCA, the car features a full-race, 150bhp engine prepared by Gamberini Racing, of Bologna, and is “on the button”. A rare right-hand drive, competition-prepared B20GT ‘low roof’ coupé this car has remained in a private collection for the last 12 years. It has had light road usage and regular invoices from UK specialist, Peter Harding. With older FIA papers on file the car
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
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