1981 Lancia Beta

Montecarlo S2 restoration project

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1981
  • Automobiltyp 
    Coupé
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Red
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - The Festival Auction
Incorporating The Excellence of Porsche
Brands Hatch
Kent

Sunday 25th May 2008

Collectors'' Items: 2.30pm
Motor Cars: 4.30pm

The Lancia Beta Montecarlo was a mid-engined sports car sold in the 1970s and very early 1980s. Named ''Montecarlo'' (spelt all as one word and not as the Monaco capital), spyder versions of the coupe featured a unique roll-back manually operated targa-style convertible top. Based on the prototype Abarth 030, the car was known as the X1/8 (later the X½0) while in development and was intended to be a Fiat-branded ''big brother'' to the Fiat X1/9. It had a similar mid-engined layout, with a larger engine and roomier interior. The car was passed to Lancia, and was constructed by Pininfarina, the original design company, in Turin, Italy. Production lasted from 1975 through to 1979 for the first series (S1), with a second version (S2) launched in 1980. Production of the M