1959 Lancia Appia

GTE by Zagato - Race Prepared

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1959
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Red/Yellow
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Automoto D‘Epoca
Padova Fiera
Padova, Italy
Saturday 24th October 2009
Admission by catalogue only - admits two
Registration Number: EU registered Chassis Number: 81201/3269
The car on offer was built in 1959, but was first registered in 1960 by the official Lancia distributor for Naples Mr. Galli and was given to one of his employees to race to promote the firm.
The Car is all alloy and was originally race-prepared by Facetti.
There is a photo of the engine with the double throat Weber mounted on a Facetti inlet manifold. This has been replaced with a single throat carburettor for road / rally use.
The car comes with its original FIA form ASI registration, original Log book and original black Naples plates.
The original Pirelli racing fuel tank is still mounted. . It is one of the very few Lancia Appias to have been raced in period and still retain its original updates and racing parts like the special seats.
Some period photos of the car competing are inclu