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Category Archives: Lancia

1971 – 1975 Lancia 2000 Coupe: The Last of the Thoroughbreds


Coupes are an exciting segment in the automotive market, but lately their numbers have been dwindling. Some of the most exciting GT cars to come out of Europe were less … Continue reading

August 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

2008 – 2011 Lancia Delta: From Dirt Devil to Duchess


Mention the name Lancia Delta to most motorheads and images of boxy rallying cars some to mind. Although that was how the Delta in various forms made a name for itself many … Continue reading

October 20, 2013 · Leave a comment

1992-1993 Lancia Hyena Zagato: A Fast and Furious Finale


It’s been said that good things come in small packages. In the case of the Zagato built Lancia Hyena, good things come in smaller packages in smaller numbers. Designed in … Continue reading

November 9, 2011 · Leave a comment

1987-1994 Lancia Thema 8.34: A Ferrari By Any Other Name


Lancia has a long history of producing interesting and often innovative cars. These advances include the first use of an electrical system in a production car, wide use of fully independent … Continue reading

April 26, 2011 · Leave a comment

1971-1987 Lancia Stratos: And Now For Something Different


The radical Stratos was built to shock the racing and automotive establishment by proving that the then struggling Lancia division of the Fiat Group could build a world-class “race on Sunday sell on Monday” kind of car to market.

August 24, 2010 · Leave a comment

1968-1974 Lancia Fulvia Sport 1600


It’s stance and hunched over look reminded one of a hyena, an animal essence that future Zagato cars would channel.

December 16, 2009 · Leave a comment

1972-1984 Lancia Beta Coupe/Montecarlo


The Lancia Beta was the first new car developed by Lancia after it was bought by the huge Fiat conglomerate of Italy in 1969.  The Beta, named after the Greek … Continue reading

September 10, 2009 · Leave a comment