1951 Lancia Ardea

Promiscuetta

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1951
  • Car type 
    Station Wagon
  • Chassis number 
    6855
  • Engine number 
    100 4V
  • Lot number 
    238
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Original Condition
  • Interior colour 
    Green
  • Number of doors 
    2
  • Number of seats 
    5
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Green
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

- registered in 1951, still retains the original plate, for 17 years in the same collection.
- version derived from the van, transformed into minibus by the Albanesi body-shop in Brescia, on the fourth series basis. The derivatives of the van were built on specific customer request, the Albanesi version was one of the most popular, with descending rear windows, folding rear seat and wooden loading surface.
- bodywork restored to the original two-tone scheme, cream on green. Interior with a nice patina, seats redone in green vinyl. Loading platform in wood, original and in excellent condition. It has the typical plate of the van versions, reporting the maximum speeds in each gear.
- mechanically complete, it has been sitting for several years, restoration of the electrical system to be completed, the ignition key is missing. Has not a valid MOT.
- rare promiscuetta layout which combined the load capacity with the possibility of carrying five passengers and luggage. Adopts all mechanical updates of the fourth series. To be re-registered, accompanied by an ACI chronological extract, first registration number plate and certificate released by Lancia’s historical archive.