1963 Lancia FlaminiaGTL 2.8
Year of manufacture1963
Exterior brand colourGrey
Coys Auction - Techno Classica Essen
Hall 3, Stand 1.02
Saturday 4th April 2009
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
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2nd April from 10.00 - 18.00
3rd April from 10.00 - 19.00
4th April from 09.00 until start of sale
Collectors Auction at 14.00
Motorcars Auction 15.30
Although Lancia’s competition programme during the early Fifties brought much fame to the company there was little fortune, and in 1955 Gianni Lancia and his mother sold out to millionaire Carlo Pesenti. A major modernisation programme was undertaken and the first model under Pesenti’s ownership was the 1957 Flaminia. 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.
The new model featured unequal-length wishbone independent front suspension, a de Dion axle with