Chassis number: B20-2932
Engine number: B20-3138 (original engine)
Gearbox: 4-speed manual; ‘Nardi’ floorshift conversion
Mileage: 5,214 since full restoration
Colour: Amaranto, as per original specification
Interior: Grey cloth, as per original specification
In the post-war years, Lancia were arguably the greatest innovators and engineers in the Italian motor industry, building on Vincenzo Lancia’s original drive for excellence in design and construction.
The Aurelia, initially launched in 1950 as a four door, pillarless berlina, continued that tradition, being the world’s first production car powered by a V6 engine. A year later the B20GT coupe variant was launched, winning immediate success both in rallies and on the track. Seven years of continuous development followed on this, the world’s first true Gran Turismo.
In 1953 the third series 2500GT was unveiled, boasting a larger 2.5-litre development of de Virgilio’s V6 now producing 118hp, with major modifications to bodywork and interior.
First registered in Italy, this Series III Aurelia was imported into the UK in January 1963, and had a number of UK owners according to the original buff logbook. Purchased by Thornley Kelham in late 2009, it was sold to its most recent owner as a project, resulting in a comprehensive - and expensive - 2-year restoration to their renowned standards.
Lancia built 720 Series 3 examples, of which this car is one of the last twenty. Retaining its original de Virgilio-designed 2.5-litre V6 engine and mechanical components, the owner instructed TK to restore the car to exact factory build sheet specification, apart from the upgrade to a floor gearshift, hence the period ‘amaranto’ colour, and traditional Lancia grey cloth interior. Genuine chrome hubcaps complete the cream-coloured wheels, matched by the original cream steering wheel.
This car benefitted from a total nut and bolt restoration; with all mechanical parts restored and rebuilt, over 1200 hours of metalwork repairs, rustproofing throughout and careful set up to provide a fabulous driving experience. Indeed the last owner collected the car from our workshops and immediately embarked on an Alpine trip; returning the car for its first service with a minor oil leak as the only issue. Rather like the cars in the 1950s…
Having covered just over 5000 miles since the restoration, and following a recent service, this car is now ready for any inspection and test drive.
Now for sale very rare Lancia Aurelia B20 4^ serie 1954 RHD matching numbers .
Very nice body with recent paint and crome; very good engine very well maintained by Lancia specialist.
The trim and interior are very nice; the car fit comfortable high quality Lancia front Rep. seats but original seats .....
1954 Lancia Aurelia B20 GT 4 series
This mille miglia eligible Lancia has been the subject of a no expense spared restoration by its fastidious connoisseur collector owner and has been the pride and joy of the owner’s comprehensive collection. Immaculate through and through. A wonderful opportunity.
LANCIA SPIDER AURELIA G.T. 2500 B24 – AMERICA BY PININFARINA, 1955
RIGHT HAND DRIVE: SUPPLIED NEW IN ITALY. EU TAXES PAID. 1 0F 59 PRODUCED. CHASSIS NUMBER: B24 – 1004. ENGINE NUMBER: B24 – 1029. 2015 MILLE MIGLIA ENTRANT (CAR NUMBER 375).
The Lancia Aurelia provided the platform from which .....
Offered is a 1955 Lancia Aurelia B12 project with tons of history.
HIGHLY COLLECTIBLE with body mostly finished in aluminum.
MILLE MIGLIA Eligible. Call us if you are looking to own a piece of Italian Classic Car History +39.338.813.9449 or from N.America at 1.647.930.2340
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Perfetta di motore, carrozzeria ed interni con un ricondizionamento integrale nell’anno 2000.
Si presenta nel colore blu con interno in tessuto bleu grigio e guida a destra.
Matching numbers and colors.
ASI oro e targhe originali TO nere ne competano la storia.
Ingrid grey metallic with black leather interior.
Very rare version.
Matching Numbers and Colors.
Completely restored recently (Photobook available).
Original hard top and Borrani whells.
Perfect conditions .
After the release of the Aurelia B10, the most innovative among all versions has born.
Being marked with the abbreviation GT (Gran Turismo), the production of the B20 body was entrusted to Pininfarina, who created one of its most successful stylistic prototypes.
Its clean lines and mechanical .....
One of the most collectible models in the Lancia stable. This 1953 Lancia Aurelia B20 Series III has had a total nut and bolt restoration in 2007 by Historic & Vintage Restorations in Melbourne to Concours-standard, and also comes with a large receipt file.
The car has matching numbers including a .....