1961 Lancia Flaminia

Sport Zagato

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1961
  • Car type 
    Coupé
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    White
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Techno Classica Essen
Essen
Germany
Saturday 10 April 2010
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Registration Number: EU Registered Chassis Number: 824.00-1532
The Lancia Flaminia was, during the 1960s, the firm’s top of the range Grand Touring model, representing a worthy successor to the Aurelia which it had replaced and indeed from which it had inherited many design features.
A variety of coachbuilt bodies were available on the Flaminia chassis but easily the most desirable are those by Zagato, of which this is a beautiful example. Despite a UK price tag of £3,850 (twice that of an E-Type and enough at the time to buy a detached house) the sleek and elegantly sporting Zagato Supersport wooed the motoring public when unveiled. A number of famous luminaries of the day owned examples, including Italian actor Marcello Mastroianni, whose Zagato featured with him in the classic film ‘La Dolce Vita’. Other owners included Sophia Loren and Brigitte Bardot, whi